Morning Bites: Remembering Oliver Sacks, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Yo La Tengo’s Latest, Rachel Cantor, and More


Michiko Kakutani’s tribute to the late Oliver Sacks is well worth reading.

Stuart Berman reviewed Yo La Tengo’s new album. Alternately, perhaps you’d like to hear some audio of Yo La Tengo teaming up with Damon + Naomi?

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer was reviewed at the Times.

At the NYPL: audio of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith in conversation.

Feel like reading an excerpt of Rachel Cantor’s forthcoming novel?

Lance Scott Walker talked with Al Roker about his new book.

At Literary Hub: Aaron Gilbreath on Leonard Gardner’s Fat City.

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