Afternoon Bites: Contrarian Takes On “The Hunger Games,” Television Rarities, “The Secret of Evil,” And More

Would you like a contrarian take on an acclaimed dystopian novel, and the cinematic adaptation of the same? Well, with respect to The Hunger GamesNed Vizzini has you covered.

Warren Ellis on Mark Dery’s essay collection I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts, which sounds fantastic.

Bill Morris on one-word book titles, at The Millions.

Bryan Waterman links to some unreleased Television songs.

Alison Bechdel is interviewed by June Thomas at Slate.

J.P. Smith on Roberto Bolano’s The Secret of Evil.

Yevgeniya Traps on the Frieze Art Fair.

Eighth Blackbird reflects on the experience of playing John Luther Adams’s monumental Inuksuit.

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