Morning Bites: Leaving NY, Raymond Chandler’s Birthday, Untranslated Writers, Crystal Stilts, and More


Raymond Chandler was born on this day in 1888.

Elizabeth Minkel uses Joan Didion as a jumping off point to write about leaving New York.

Isaac Asimov’s 1971 letter to Carl Sagan.

The Motown song that became a Civil Rights anthem.

V.V. Ganeshananthan introduces us to the untranslated Sri Lankan writer Shobaskathi.

There’s going to be a new Crystal Stilts album.

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