Afternoon Bites: The Mitford Sisters, Jenny Offill, Sean H. Doyle Interviewed, Drew Daniel vs. Album Lists, and More


Even in rebellion, in other words, Mitfords almost couldn’t help themselves from getting in the thick of things. It was what they enjoyed.” Michelle Dean on the Mitford sisters.

Margaret Eby has some incisive thoughts on Jenny Offill’s great novel Dept. of Speculation.

Drew Daniel on not selecting his thirteen favorite albums.

In the department of “excellent writers talking to excellent writers”: Tommy Pico interviewed Sean H. Doyle.

Hamish Kilgour was interviewed at Wondering Sound.

Eimear McBride has a playlist for A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing at Largehearted Boy.

Cameron Esposito was interviewed at Impose.

Alex Shephard wrote a fine piece on the Amazon/Hachette conflict.

Zimri Yaseen has new fiction up at Guernica.

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