Afternoon Bites: Lee Rourke Fiction, Molly Crabapple on Abu Dhabi, Great Baseball Essays, Elliott Smith Documentary, and More


Andrew Hulktrans wrote about the new documentary on Elliott Smith for Artforum.

Lee Rourke has new fiction up at The Quietus.

Jill Talbot’s essay “Seams,” up now at Hobart, is one of the best baseball-related reads you’re likely to encounter this year.

Molly Crabapple on art, labor, and Abu Dhabi.

Pitchfork looks at the album/book combo Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase, which features appearances from the likes of Bill Callahan and Will Sheff.

Francesca Lia Block was interviewed at The Rumpus.

The New York Times delves into feuding purveyors of kati rolls.

Over 50,000 artists applied for 89 affordable apartments at a new development in East Harlem.

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