Morning Bites: Updating DFW, Robber Barons, Zadie’s First Lines, Frank Ocean and More

Journalistically speaking, there is no hot news to offer you about Roger Federer. He is, at 25 30, the best tennis player currently alive. – Updating David Foster Wallace’s “Federer as Religious Experience.” Originally published in 2006.

The Millions have the first lines of Zadie Smith’s NW.

Updike’s Bech stories reviewed at The New Republic.

America’s first female robber barron.

The New York Times profiles Frank Ocean.

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