Morning Bites: Mia Alvar, Colin Dickey on “The Hum,” Bookstore Cats, Idra Novey Interviewed, and More


Mia Alvar’s In the Country has won the PEN/Bingham Prize.

Colin Dickey explored the mysterious phenomenon known as “The Hum.”

Jason Diamond on the world of bookstore cats.

Idra Novey was interviewed at The Rumpus.

Liberty Hardy has assembled a list of 100 strange and memorable novels.

Jeremy McCarter delved into the history and relevance of Hamilton.

At the StarTribune: a review of Rob Spillman’s All Tomorrow’s Parties.

Alan Sepinwall on the end of Togetherness.

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