What to Do This Weekend

Welcome. It’s October, time to wrestle with the robust questions, like “Is iced espresso season over?” and “And when precisely does ‘Succession’ return?” Enable me: Iced espresso season is just over when it’s too chilly to maintain the cup with out gloves, although some die-hards would argue it is best to simply get your self some Gore-Tex mittens and soldier on. And the Roy household returns to HBO on Oct. 17, two weeks from Sunday. Here’s the trailer for Season 3.

There’s a lot to look ahead to in October’s new books, together with extra from David Sedaris’s diaries, Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s debut fiction assortment “My Monticello,” John le Carré’s last novel and a new one from Miriam Toews.

Dwight Garner has a evaluation of Jonathan Franzen’s new novel, “Crossroads”: “The Franzen-shaped gap in our studying lives is sort of a lavatory that floods at roughly eight-year intervals. This time that lavatory is shot by with intimations of sunshine.” I’m planning to decide it up this weekend.

And subsequent week I’m going to begin Kelefa Sanneh’s new e-book, “Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres.” John Williams has a superb interview with Sanneh, who was a pop music critic at The Occasions within the early aughts.

Will you see the brand new James Bond movie, “No Time to Die”? Dave Itzkoff interviewed Daniel Craig, who’s off to play Macbeth on Broadway. James Poniewozik has a evaluation of Jon Stewart’s new present on Apple TV+. And, ought to you end up with some additional time in your palms this weekend, you would at all times binge videos of people cleaning grody swimming pools.

What are the signposts for you that point out fall has arrived? Is it when the solar units earlier than 6:30 p.m.? The primary time you activate the warmth within the automotive? Write and inform us: [email protected] Make certain to embody your full identify and site and we’d function your response in a future publication. We’re At Residence and Away. We’ll learn each letter despatched. As at all times, extra good concepts for passing the time this weekend seem under. See you subsequent week.

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