Morning Bites: Teju Cole, Victor LaValle on Shirley Jackson’s “The Sundial”, Laura van den Berg Interviewed, White Lung’s Latest, and More


The Sundial is written with the kind of humor that would make a guillotine laugh.” Victor LaValle makes the case for Shirley Jackson’s The Sundial.

“Emptiness is one of my key subjects. When people talk about my narrators being cool or detached, I think they’re responding to that preoccupation.” Laura van den Berg talked with Guernica.

Teju Cole was interviewed at the Times.

Kevin Nguyen on Wes Anderson and Stefan Zweig.

Bret Easton Ellis wrote a Dum Dum Girls video.

Ad Hoc looks at their favorite freeform radio stations.

New music from White Lung at Pitchfork.

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