Morning Bites: Elliott Holt’s #TwitterFiction, Twain Quotes, False Starts, New American Gilded Age, And More


The amazing picture of Jesse Jackson Playing Basketball With Marvin Gaye is brought to you by Postbourgie.

Slate on why Elliott Holt’s great #TwitterFiction story worked so well.

Julian Fellowes is bringing The Gilded Age to America.

Elif Batuman and John Jeremiah Sullivan talk false starts.

“There is some darkest-Borgesian timeline in which I spend the rest of my life at this” – David Roth on novels he did and didn’t write at The Awl.

27 Mark Twain quotes since today is his birthday.

It’s also Winston Churchill’s birthday. Ever read the piece about his style and the New York bookstore dedicated to his work?

Whitney Biennial 2014: 3 curators, 3 floors.

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