Morning Bites: Gary Shteyngart Profiled, Amiri Baraka, Mellow Pages, Dead Drunk Writers, and More


Amiri Baraka, activist and former N.J. Poet Laureate, dead at 79.

Mellow Pages Library turned down a big grant from a shitty corporation.

Gary Shteyngart talks with Flavorwire.

Adam Kirsch on Philip Roth.

Olivia Laing talks to The Awl about dead drunk writers.

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