Morning Bites: Gabriel García Márquez, Revisiting Grant Morrison, Helen Oyeyemi and History, APRIL Festival Report, and More

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“A novelist can do anything he wants so long as he makes people believe in it.” -from The Paris Review‘s interview with Gabriel García Márquez, who died yesterday at the age of 87. Kathryn Schulz’s tribute is also highly recommended.

As part of a series on art in the 1980s, Hyperallergic delves into the history of the Lower East Side-based political art group PAD/D.

Hannah Black reviews Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird for The New Inquiry, taking a particular focus on history and politics.

Dana Khromov considers the work of Carrie Mae Weems and art-world sexism.

The Outlet paid a visit to Seattle’s APRIL Festival.

The Millions looks at the work of Sergei Dovlatov.

English Kills Review has a report from last weekend’s Downtown Literary Festival.

Noah Berlatsky revisited Grant Morrison’s early comics work.

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