Afternoon Bites: Lorrie Moore, Piethos V, Rebecca Solnit, and more

“…even an infinite city is a shared space, and if Solnit’s frank declarations of the book’s limits occasionally seem like protesting too much — a preemptive strike against any number of predictable, small-minded criticisms about things left out — they also suggest that her project encompasses not simply her own idiosyncrasies but something much larger.” At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Nikil Saval looks at Rebecca Solnit’s Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas.