Morning Bites: Rosecrans and Rothbart, Oprah Loves Michael Kimball, Man Booker, Emma in LA and More

Our own Jen Vafidis talks about This is how You Lose Her by Junot Díaz at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

The Man Booker shortlist was announced…

Oprah loves Michael Kimball’s Big Ray.

“I’d been to L.A. maybe 20 times before, over the years, but it’s such a sprawling, giant place, I knew I had to do some serious research before attempting to write about it.” – Emma Straub in and on Los Angeles.

Rosecrans Baldwin and Davy Rothbart talk at GQ.

Malcolm Harris at The New Inquiry discusses clean meth on television and white dudes going to places supposedly beneath them (among other things).

David Rees talks to The Rumpus.

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