The Tournament of Books’ organizers Andrew Womack and Rosecrans Baldwin are TMN’s co-founders. Baldwin’s latest novel is The Last Kid Left (NPR’s Best Books of the Year). Nozlee Samadzadeh is the ToB’s producer.
It’s time to announce which our of summer reads heads to the 2018 Tournament of Books.
This week, we finish up our sixth and final book of the summer, Fever Dream, and it’s your turn to tell us which of our summer reads wins a slot in the 2018 Tournament of Books.
We enter the home stretch of the 2017 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge with the brief, surreal Fever Dream, our final book of the season.
This week we’re again joined by Rachel Khong as we discuss Temporary People‘s second half, which took this already unusual set of stories to some unexpected places.
The final month of the 2017 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge kicks off with the first book in our August matchup, Temporary People. All month long we’ll be joined by Rachel Khong, in conversation with Nozlee Samadzadeh.
This week we discuss the conclusion of Marlena—and make the call on whether it or Ill Will makes it to our summer final on Aug. 30.
This week we continue our disturbing, foreboding summer reading with a discussion the first half of the disturbing, foreboding Marlena.
We’re now at the halfway point in our July matchup—and the Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. This week we’re joined by novelist Amelia Gray as we finish off Ill Will.
Novelist Amelia Gray joins us as we launch into our second month of the Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. With one competitor now slotted in for our end-of-summer final, we begin our July matchup: Ill Will v. Marlena.
We’re at the end of our first month in the Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. Victor LaValle joins us to discuss the second half of The Night Ocean, and we decide which of our two novels from June heads to the end-of-summer final.
We’ve wrapped up our first book in the Rooster Summer Reading Challenge, and now we’re waist-deep into The Night Ocean. Joining us to discuss is this month’s judge, Victor LaValle, who, lucky for us, knows his Lovecraft.
We’re back for another discussion in the Rooster Summer Reading Challenge presented by Field Notes, with this month’s judge, Victor LaValle. Get ready for major spoilers—we’re all the way through A Separation, and we need to talk.