Afternoon Bites: Marie-Helene Bertino’s Playlist, Lev Grossman’s Influences, “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” David Connerley Nahm, and More


Marie-Helene Bertino’s playlist for 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas is up at Largehearted Boy.

House is one of the few British writers taking on the challenge of constructing a literary novel through the prism of a crime novel. Or rather, in his case, several crime novels, as The Kills is composed of four separate but loosely interconnected novellas.” The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at Richard House’s The Kills.

What are Lev Grossman’s cultural influences?

There’s a new collection of music from Vic Godard & Subway Sect due out later this year.

At The Dissolve, a look at The Man Who Fell to Earth and 70s science fiction filmmaking.

There’s new fiction from Cameron Pierce at Everyday Genius.

David Connerley Nahm has a new story at Little Fiction. (He also contributed last Sunday’s Sunday Story.)

Jack Livings was interviewed at Tweed’s.

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