Afternoon Bites: Rachel Kushner Interviewed, Richard Hell’s Memoir, Dueling Black Flags, Soderbergh and John Barth, and More


“My whole trajectory as a novelist is maybe about finding the form and through line of a constructed world that can hold in it what I really think about . . . everything.” Hari Kunzru interviewed Rachel Kushner for BOMB.

At The Talkhouse, Amy Rebecca Klein wrote about Spring Breakers.

Zach Baron reviewed Richard Hell’s memoir for Bookforum.

Jerry Saltz ponders the fate of gallery shows.

Stephen Soderbergh might be adapting John Barth’s The Sot-Weed Factor.

Douglas Wolk on Don Giovanni Records.

The Los Angeles Times looks at the curious case of multiple Black Flags.

Ron Currie Jr. has a lot to say about Wilco — as well as his new novel.

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