Morning Bites: Essential Yoko, Pre-Downton, Baudelaire Novellas, Romney Haikus and More

Jenn Pelly picks five Yoko Ono clips that she considers essential. Who are we to argue?

Three words: Downton Abbey prequel.

Michael Kimball on the underrepresentation of overweight characters in literature.

The near-haikus and folksy songs of Mitt Romney.

Charles Baudelaire’s Fanfarlo is reviewed at Bookforum.

How the M.T.A. plans to deal with racist ads.

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