Afternoon Bites: Evenson on Beckett, PEN Shortlists, Emily Gould, Talking with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and More


Ian Cohen on White Lung’s Deep Fantasy: “Though often positioned in the lineage of bands from a time when Lollapalooza was a traveling circus, White Lung are a modern creation, their kohl-streaked punk more Black Sails in the Sunset than Black Flag.”

The shortlist for this year’s PEN Literary Awards has been announced.

Emily Gould was profiled in Elle.

Talking with Brian Evenson about Samuel Beckett’s Molloy.

The Rumpus interviewed Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Pamela Erens discussed her editing process at the Times.

Drew Magary on using the World Cup to get your children into sports.

Kyle Beachy on “the poetics of skateboarding” in The American Reader.

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