Afternoon Bites: Ursula K. Le Guin Excerpt, An Updike Guide, Literary Insomnia, Sonali Deraniyagala, and More

Ursula K. LeGuin, Children's Books Winner, 1973

Slate has an excerpt up from Ursula K. Le Guin’s excellent The Lathe of Heaven.

Jason Diamond provides an overview of John Updike’s writing for skeptics.

Nick Curley on insomnia and literature.

The Rumpus looks at Sonali Deraniyagala’s Wave.

Sadie Stein wrote about her experiences giving literary advice this past weekend.

Hyperallergic has a bittersweet look at the last days of the current home of Rizzoli Bookstore.

The Clinton Hill Library has re-opened.

Los Angeles’s Minimalist Jukebox featured new work from Terry Riley, among others.

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