Morning Bites: Saying Farewell to Jack Gilbert, Talking Film with Greil Marcus, Fiction from Ryan Chang, and More

Jack Gilbert died.

Crumpled Press’ founder and editor Jordan McIntyre talked to L Magazine about paper, e-books, and other concerns.

Short fiction for your morning coffee from Ryan Chang.

Greil Marcus talks to film critic David Thomson about stammering, Bonnie and Clyde‘s final scene, and Michael Haneke, and it’s a delight, although we wish we had audio of Marcus saying “Human Centipede.”

“Really, it’s an awful field. Just torture. Awful. You write and write, and you have to throw almost all of it away because it’s not any good. I would say just stop now. You don’t want to do this to yourself.” Philip Roth gives a young writer some encouraging advice at The Paris Review.

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