A new crop of Bloomers for your new year reading lists…
by Sonya Chung
“Even if you felt she was wrong about a movie, she was always enlightening—or funny, or maybe rude, or all three at once. And she believed that at his best, a critic could be an artist too.”
by Shoba Viswanathan
Who wants to live in a society where an evil like the caste system prevails? Untouchables are most directly oppressed by caste, but they are not the only ones it hurts.
The leaves are crisping, the air is cooling, and we turn our attention from the books we carried in our beach bags and on airplanes to distant vacations, to the reads that will keep us warm in the coming months, stacked up as insulation along drafty windowsills, their colorful jackets bright against the graying sky. Here are five fall debuts from Bloomers.
“I haven’t felt any pressure to produce writing achievements by a certain arbitrary age. I’ve always been confident that, if anything, aging adds perspective and nuance to my work.”
by Mollie Weisenfeld
This collection of Bloomers was inspired by my reading of Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude. I wanted to explore more in the world of Latin American writers.
by Maddie King
“I wanted to focus on … the fascinating yet paradoxical idea that work is at the same time a place where one is dominated and exploited, and a way to find personal fulfillment.”