Morning Bites: Virginia Woolf’s Birthday, Charlie Jane Anders, Kiese Laymon Nonfiction, Matt Gallagher’s Latest, and More


Virginia Woolf was born on this day in 1882. Here’s Hisham Matar on her use of silence.

The release party for Charlie Jane Anders’s All the Birds in the Sky will take place tomorrow in Brooklyn.

New nonfiction from Kiese Laymon at the Los Angeles Times.

Berit Ellingsen assembled a playlist for her novel Not Dark Yet.

Roxana Robinson reviewed Matt Gallagher’s Youngblood.

Contributors to BOMB recommend books due out this spring.

The Rumpus has a review of Whit Griffin’s We Who Saw Everything.

Riverhead Books is getting a new colophon.

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