Afternoon Bites: Marlon James and NYC, Talib Kweli’s Bookstore, Carly Hallman Interviewed, and More

A look at Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings and New York City.

Previewing a dozen eagerly-anticipated novels written by women coming next year.

Talib Kweli is making a return to bookselling. (Some background can be found here.)

Anna Hezel on the state of Thai food in Portland.

Carly Hallman was interviewed at Electric Literature.

Pete Wells’s encounter with Señor Frog’s makes for an epic read.

At Atlas Obscura: a look at the Austrian National Library.

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