Morning Bites: Joan Didion’s Birthday, Hemingway’s Buddies, Young Writers Retiring, Delaney’s 2012, And More

Happy birthday to Joan Didion.

Ernest Hemingway’s wartime drinking buddies sent him a pictogram.

Alex Gilvarry wants to let you know why he’s retiring from the writing game.

Rob Delaney tells The Millions what he read in 2012.

Largehearted Boy picks some mighty fine favorite short story collections for 2012.

Hanging out at the Museum of Art and Design with David Moltz of D.S. & Durga.

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