Afternoon Bites: “Random Family” at 10, Walter De Maria Remembered, Whaling Wives, Matthew Specktor at The Rumpus, and More


At Lapham’s Quarterly, Amy Brill takes us inside the lives of whalers’ wives in 19th-century Nantucket.

If you’re an admirer of Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s phenomenal book Random Family, you might be interested in this interview with LeBlanc commemorating the book’s tenth anniversary.

Adelle Waldman reveals her favorite sad young literary men.

Bleeding Cool has a conversation up between Paul Pope and Gene Yang.

Tobias Carroll reviewed Bennett Sims’s A Questionable Shape for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Benjamin Sutton remembers the late Walter De Maria.

In news of excellent LA-based writers being interviewed, Matthew Specktor chatted with The Rumpus, and Nick Antosca was on the Other People Podcast.

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