Morning Bites: J Dilla and Jazz, Elif Batuman Nonfiction, Blake Butler on Brian Evenson’s Fiction, and More


The case for J Dilla as jazz innovator.

At The Awl, Haley Cunningham wrote about riding Greyhound buses.

If you’re seeking roundtable discussions of the “Formation” video, Vulture and the Times both ran good ones.

The New Yorker has new nonfiction from Elif Batuman.

Blake Butler wrote about a quartet of Brian Evenson books for Vice.

At The Guardian: a history of The Veldt.

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