BookTrib wants to keep you in the loop! Here’s what has been pulsing through the book world this week:

Humorist David Sedaris is an Open Book! He and BookTube Discuss the Confessional Writing Approach to Love, Shame, Family and Death That Earned Him National Acclaim — BookTrib

Make Lockdown More Exciting with These New Thrillers — The Guardian

Give Yourself a Much Needed Mental Reprieve with Books That are Sure to Bring You Comfort During This Difficult Time — NPR

Bestselling Mystery Author Alexander McCall Smith is at it Again with The Talented Mr. Varg, a Detective Who Investigates Sweden’s Most Obscure and Irrelevant Cases  — BookTrib

Chelsea Handler is Bearing it All on Instagram with Her Naked Bathtub Book Reviews — The Blast

Enjoy a Perfect Bookish Night In with These Author-Approved Wine and Book Pairings — Wine Enthusiast

Radio Personality and Professional Music Fan Lou Brutus Shares His Wild Stories From the Road in His Memoir Sonic Warrior — BookTrib

Explore Fictional Worlds, Our World and Beyond: These Gripping New Releases Offer a Closer Look at Our Reality and an Escape
— The New Yorker

Highly Anticipated 2020 Release The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett: The Full Scoop — Union Journalism

Paulette Jiles Delivers an Atmospheric Story About a Wandering Fiddler and His Ragtag Band of Musicians in Her National Book Award Finalist Simon the Fiddler — BookTrib

The Antidote to Our Fear of Death? Astrophysicist Janna Levin Comments On an Astronomer and Poet’s Soothing Solutions to Our Very Human Anxiety — Brain Pickings

Celebrate National Poetry Month: An Interview with Poet Nathaniel Mackey on the Art of His Craft — The Paris Review

There is Always Something to Look Forward to: 2020’s Most Anticipated Releases — LitHub

Stay up-to-date each week with the latest in all things bookish! Here’s last Friday’s issue of The Pulse.