Afternoon Bites: Knausgård and Beyoncé, Dave Itzkoff on “Network,” Disco Inferno Revisited, Jeff VanderMeer, and More


Dave Itzkoff talked with Alan Sepinwall about Mad as Hell, his book on Network.

How Karl Ove Knausgård is like Beyoncé.

With the film adaptation of Mark Helprin’s Winter’s Tale out today, it might be worth revisiting Benjamin Nugent’s 2007 essay on the novel.

Kotaku has an excerpt from Michael P. Williams’s book on Chrono Trigger.

Ned Raggett revisits Disco Inferno’s D.I. Go Pop on the twentieth anniversary of that album’s release.

Kevin Nguyen recommends Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihalation and Andy Weir’s The Martian, at Grantland.

New music from Young Widows.

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