Morning Bites: F.S.G.’s Past and Present, Nate Silver, Pre-Breakup Smiths, Lindy Hess, Updike’s Advice, and More


John Updike has some advice for you.

“Do the book-­publishing cynics have it wrong, or do I?” – Boris Kachka’s Hothouse gets Farrar, Straus & Giroux’s Jonathan Galassi thinking and writing for Vulture.

Nate Silver just can’t get the Oscars.

A Lindy Hess tribute at Moby Lives.

The Smiths before the breakup.

The history of a Brooklyn Heights apartment with a connection to the Titanic.

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