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From a collection of stories inspired by Franz Kafka to Lauren Elkin’s debut novel, the frieze team chooses its beach reads

 

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The author speaks about the importance of transgression in art and why her latest book is dedicated to the poet Eileen Myles

BY Esmé Hogeveen |

The author’s latest book on his attempted assassination is a doting memoir about love and the allure of life

BY Arun A.K. |

Sinéad Gleeson’s debut is a narrative of the dogged determination it takes to make a life of your own

BY Vanessa Peterson |

From a posthumously published book by Elias Canetti to Lauren Oyler’s latest collection of essays, the frieze team recommend the new books they’re most excited about

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A conversation celebrating the release of Any Day Now: Toward a Black Aesthetic introduces the prolific writer and essayist to a new generation

BY Allie Biswas AND Meleko Mokgosi |

In her debut novel, The Extinction of Irena Rey, the writer experiments with form whilst interrogating literary theory and the politics of language 

BY Ivana Cholakova |

In her latest book Playboy, the author addresses the unfair power dynamics that come with narrativising your life

BY Ren Ebel AND Constance Debré |

The poet’s debut novel explores the difficulties of tentative living arrangements against the backdrop of Britain’s ongoing housing crisis

BY Matthew Turner |

The author and journalist's latest novel, translated by Julia Sanches, ruminates on race, desire, familial heritage and the reverberations of colonialism

BY Bartolomeo Sala |

Lingering in the ‘instant before music’, the poet and novelist’s new collection is grounded by sharp materiality

BY Sadie Rebecca Starnes |

From sourdough to Princess Diana, the author's new book explores what happens when our aesthetic values meet a class ceiling

BY Eliza Goodpasture |

On the publication of his new memoir, the writer speaks to Ariana Reines about grief, the challenges of criticism and the desire to write truthfully

BY Sasha Frere-Jones AND Ariana Reines |

From a new novel by Teju Cole to the English language debut of an iconic Japanese novel, the frieze team recommend what they’re reading

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Diarmuid Hester’s Nothing Ever Just Disappears and Robert Glück’s About Ed offer compelling portraits of the histories and intimacies of artists, writers and lovers who shaped the 20th century

BY Sam Buchan-Watts |

Spanning stories, fragmentary essays and press releases, the author’s new collection veers between Joan Didion-esque social studies and pseudo-blasé reportage

BY Esmé Hogeveen |

In his new book, journalist Ed Gillett illustrates how the genre became intertwined with British conservative politics in a time of social division

BY Tayyab Amin |

A new translation of the writer’s rarest novel The Apple in the Dark is a revelation

BY Carlos Valladares |

The reissue of the 2001 collection considers the AIDS crisis through the lens of the Italian filmmaker

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill |

To celebrate the recent release of her memoir, The Lives of Artists, the author shares a list of literary works that have inspired her

BY Susan Finlay |