Afternoon Bites: Lester Bangs Drama, Blake Butler on Shane Jones, Recommended YA, Ivy Compton-Burnett, and More


At Bookforum, George Prochnik talks Stefan Zweig at the New York Public Library.

The writers of The Exonerated have a new play in the works based on the life of Lester Bangs.

Dusted presents a two-part mid-year look at 2014 in music here and here.

Later this month, Kim Gordon and Raymond Pettibon will converse at The Strand.

At The Paris Review, a tribute to Ivy Compton-Burnett.

Kevin Nguyen has some YA recommendations for you at Grantland.

Blake Butler on Shane Jones’s Crystal Eaters.

New poetry from Sasha Fletcher.

Abraham Riesman on the history of the newly-reprinted comic book Miracleman.

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