Afternoon Bites: The Dismemberment Plan Gets Pasta, National Book Award Finalists, Gaitskill on Gaitskill, Lower East Side Memoirs, and More


Kathryn Davis was interviewed for The Bat Segundo Show.

The National Book Awards finalists for 2013 have been announced.

Travis Morrison of The Dismemberment Plan: shopping for clothing; cooking pasta.

Mary Gaitskill responded to a Rumpus essay on Mary Gaitskill.

Jen Doll on Dave Eggers’s The Circle and its take on the world of technology.

Bedford + Bowery brought together Rayya Elias and Brendan Jay Sullivan for a conversation on Lower East Side memoirs.

At yesterday’s Greatest 3-Minute Food Service Stories Ever reading, Sean H. Doyle told a story about a former co-worker named Gerard.

English visual artists meet American musicians for a one-off performance later this month.

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