Afternoon Bites: Claire Messud on Writing, Revisiting Amitav Ghosh, Whit Stillman’s Influences, and More


Claire Messud on why she writes.

“I don’t remember the first time that I made an excuse for being a silent witness.” New writing from Hanif Abdurraqib at Pitchfork.

At Hazlitt, Denise Balkissoon wrote about Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy.

Whit Stillman on his influences.

Bound By Chance is returning to the Ace Hotel.

At Impose: a look at Olympia Hardcore Festival 2015.

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