Morning Bites: Joan Didion, Dennis Cooper’s GIF Novel, Katherine Boo Adapted, Nashville Lit, and More

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At the Los Angeles Review of Books: notes on Joan Didion at 80.

David Hare has adapted Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers for the stage.

Dennis Cooper has a forthcoming novel told entirely in animated GIFs.

Sarah Weinman wrote about books she enjoyed this year that were written in other years.

David Obuchowski, of Publicist UK, on Crohn’s Disease and beer.

Susannah Felts on the experience of starting a literary nonprofit in Nashville.

Michael J. Seidlinger assembled a Book Notes playlist for his novel The Face of Any Other.

At Biographile: a look at authors and social protest.

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