Morning Bites: Brooklyn Book Festival Authors, New Castanets, Soccer Lit, Peter von Ziegesar, and More


William Butler Yeats was born on this day in 1865.

Hey, it’s the author lineup for this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival.

Jenny Owen Youngs looks back on her first year as an openly gay musician. She’ll also be playing at Bluestockings later in the month for the All Ages Pride Party.

Recommended essays: Peter von Ziegesar’s “Losing a Hive.”

Castanets have a new album due out later this year.

Ilan Stavens on the scarcity of Latin American literature on soccer.

Where NHL playoff teams and literary genres meet.

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