Books I’m excited about:

1. 2666 by Roberto Bolaño

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.