Afternoon Bites: Literary Veterans, Masha Hamilton Interviewed, Mount Eerie Reviewed, Fictional Mayors, and More


The New Yorker interviewed Jeffrey Eugenides.

For Veterans Day, The Airship has a look at eight authors who served, from Roald Dahl to Edith Wharton.

Maud Newton interviewed Masha Hamilton.

Read Jessica Hopper’s “How Selling Out Saved Indie Rock,” and then spend the rest of this week debating it.

There’s a statue in Queens dedicated to George Washington’s time as a Mason.

Carl Wilson, with an eye towards Rob Ford, looks at several memorable fictional mayors.

Pitchfork on the latest from Mount Eerie.

Guillotine will be publishing a chapbook by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick later this year.

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