Afternoon Bites: Denis Johnson Interviewed, VIDA Count 2013, Saving Marcus Books, Laird Barron, and More


Denis Johnson was interviewed at The New Yorker.

Here is the 2013 VIDA Count.

Buzzfeed on the efforts to save San Francisco’s Marcus Books.

New writing from Erika Anderson at the New York Times.

A look at the surreal, horrific fiction of Laird Barron.

Nina McConigley was interviewed by Stacy Parker La Melle at the Huffington Post.

Jeffrey Zuckerman on the surreal collection Nest of Worlds, with a review memorably titled “The Only Murderer is the Reader.”

Hello, third Van Pelt album.

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