Afternoon Bites: Arthur Russell and Talking Heads, Re-Captioned Comics, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Latest, Rutu Modan, and More


“From The Namesake to The Joy Luck Club to Pnin, stories of immigrants adjusting to the United States are as central to American literature as they are to the American Dream. But Americanah,which seems in some ways like that kind of story, surprises us: Its arc is one of return.” Kathryn Schulz on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah.

Inside the strange world of re-captioned Family Circus comics, up to and including the Park Slope edition.

J. Edward Keyes talked with the members of Kylesa.

Abraham Riesman on digital comics.

“” Rutu Modan’s graphic novel The Property, reviewed.

Arthur Russell and Talking Heads on the same track? Yes, please.

Images of Vår and Pharmakon’s collaborative set from last weekend.

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