MEDIA WE’RE CONSUMING THIS WEEK
4. The Southern Reach trilogy Eco-sci-fi from Jeff VanderMeer about researchers exploring a mysterious, psychedelic wilderness. A film adaptation of the first novel, Annihilation, is being made by Alex Garland ( Ex Machina).
3. Broad City It feels like a decade since Abbi and Ilana were last on our screens, hugging Hillary Clinton. Thankfully TV’s comfiest comedy is back for its fourth season this week.
2. Double Cup Love Chef Eddie Huang’s second memoir finds him journeying to China on the trail of “family, food and broken hearts.”
1. The Break Katherena Vermette’s masterful debut novel—shortlisted for a Governor General’s Literary Award—unfolds several shifting perspectives about an assault in Winnipeg’s north end.