Aretha Sills remembers Townes Van Zandt at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
- Dana Spiotta is the featured guest on this week’s Other People podcast.
- Massachusetts reclaims Edith Wharton from Manhattan high society.
- Parul Sehgal reviews Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones for The New York Times.
- The Atlantic takes a look at 100 years of sportswriting.