Morning Bites: Sarah Vowell’s a Nerd, Lit Rags of Brooklyn, “Immoral” Israeli Writers, and More

The Millions gets right to the point in their review of Unfamiliar Fishes: Sarah Vowell is most frequently called a popular historian, but really she’s a nerd

“the morality of Israeli writers is not longer in tune with reality and its contradictions, Israel’s security, very existence, identity and memory. These authors’ publications attract so much attention abroad because of the baleful influence they have on Israel’s reputation, as they promulgate the most vicious distortions about Israel.”