Afternoon Bites: “Happy Baby” Fundraiser, Blake Butler on Roberto Bolaño, Revisiting Renata Adler, and More

Tomorrow night, there will be a fundraiser for the Happy Baby movie taking place at Public Assembly.

Blake Butler has a terrific essay at Vice about his evolving relationship with the work of Roberto Bolaño.

Anna Wiener revisits Renata Adler’s Speedboat.

Robert Fulford on the novels of George V. Higgins.

Julia Jackson on Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins.

Michaelangelo Matos talks breakbeats and “Apache” for Complex.

Hipster lit flowchart, everybody!

Slate’s staff on their favorite books of 2012.

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