Morning Bites: A Matt Bell Excerpt, Rosie Schaap on Kurt Weill, Lincoln Michel Fiction, Ritual Mess, and More


Rosie Schaap talks autumn drinks and Kurt Weill.

Feel like reading an excerpt from Matt Bell’s next novel, Scrapper? Unsaid has you covered.

Michelle Dean recommends some post-Labor Day reading.

A look at the role that absence and the unseen can play in fiction, with a look at work from Stacey D’Erasmo, Leni Zumas, Evie Wyld, Nathan Ballingrud, and more.

Liz Pelly wrote about the art comic Happiness.

Midnight Breakfast has new fiction from Lincoln Michel.

At Full Stop, Alex Houston reviewed David Connerley Nahm’s Ancient Oceans of Central Kentucky.

Zachary Lipez talked with Ritual Mess, featuring a number of former members of Orchid.

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