May 2015

Publication Day: Nick Flynn on My Feelings

On the publication of his new poetry collection, Nick Flynn offers a set of “disclaimers” on the book’s title,My Feelings.

Sneak Peek: The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

Welcome to our latest installment of Sneak Peek. Paul Kingsnorth’s cerebral debut novel, The Wake (publication date: September 2015) was released in the UK to much critical acclaim. After sweeping up the Gordon Burn Prize, and a longlist spot for the Man Booker prize now he's headed over the Atlantic with this challenging and extraordinary book.

Graywolf Test Kitchen: Get Your Buzz On

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to kick back with a cold beverage and a good book. Author Margaret Lazarus Dean (Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight) gives us both. Pick up a copy of Leaving Orbit and try one of these three space-themed cocktails created by the author herself.

First Pages: Ethan Nosowsky on The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

What does it take for you to decide to read the second sentence of a book? Editorial director Ethan Nosowsky weighs in on what did it for him when it came to Maggie Nelson's electric new book, The Argonauts.