Afternoon Bites: Elif Batuman, Vladimir Sorokin, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and More

Efrim Manuel Menuck makes music in A Silver Mt. Zion and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. He also has a solo album, Plays “High Gospel”, out in May. You can hear two songs from it here; we are presently obsessed with “our lady of parc extension and her munificent sorrows.”