Morning Bites: Gore Vidal, Emma Straub’s Closing Band, Padgett Powell’s Book Notes and More

“Mr. Vidal was, at the end of his life, an Augustan figure who believed himself to be the last of a breed, and he was probably right.” – Charles McGrath on Gore Vidal.

Gore Vidal’s writings for the New York Review of Books.

Joshua Henkin is interviewed at Electric Lit.

Emma Straub has some band closing out the events on her upcoming reading tour.

Padgett Powell on the one reference to music in You & Me.

Funeral parlorcore.

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