A Fiction Editor Looking to Get Lost in a Book Again

Episode 3

Christopher Gonzalez is a fiction editor for Barrelhouse and author of the forthcoming story collection, I’m Not Hungry But I Could Eat. He dreams about taking a food and literary tour of Latin America, and we have no doubt he would crush Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” at karaoke. Which of our picks will strike his fancy?

Round 1 Picks

The End by Fernanda Torres

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor

Stay Up with Hugo Best by Erin Somers

Round 2 Picks

Ayoade on Top by Richard Ayoade

Cars on Fire by Monica Ramón Ríos

We Eat Our Own by Kea Wilson

Featured Bookstores

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Published by Kristen Evans

Kristen Evans is a culture writer and content strategist with a background in non-profit development. You can find her work in The Believer, Brooklyn Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Literary Hub, and NYLON, among other outlets. Please talk to her about books on Twitter, where she spends too much time tweeting as @paperalphabet.