Weekend Bites: New Catherine Lacey Essay, Jonathan Lethem & Patti Smith, Farley Mowat in Newfoundland, Michael J. Seidlinger’s Playlist, and More


Tracing the steps of Farley Mowat in Newfoundland.

There’s an excellent essay from Catherine Lacey up at Buzzfeed.

PEN has audio from a conversation between Patti Smith and Jonathan Lethem.

Javier Marias on the reasons not to write a novel.

Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces talked with Pitchfork.

Michael J. Seidlinger put together a Book Notes playlist for his novel The Fun We’ve Had.

“Who cuts through like Willis did, today? Ellen Willis still helps women discover their oppression.” Dissent on Ellen Willis.

Noisey talked with the members of Fucked Up.

Daša Drndić’s Trieste was reviewed at 3:AM.

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