Books I’m excited about:
1. 2666 by Roberto BolaÃ±o
2. The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littel
3. The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, Modernity and Chinese Pain by Eric Hayot
4. The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing by Mark McGurl
5. (Re)reading The Oresteia, Medea, and Antigone all in the next month.