Afternoon Bites: Lynn Steger Strong Interviewed, Walter Mosley On Muhammad Ali, Emma Straub, Amie Barrodale’s Latest, and More


At The Rumpus, Michele Filgate interviewed Lynn Steger Strong.

“I do not come from artists. What I come from is a line of almosts, of not-quites.” Here’s a new essay from Sara Lippmann.

Walter Mosley wrote about Muhammad Ali for the New York Times.

At NPR: Emma Straub on Ditmas Park and her new novel Modern Lovers.

Kaitlin Phillips reviewed Amie Barrodale’s collection You Are Having a Good Time for Bookforum.

The Atlantic explores new ways of plagiarism as self-publishing increases.

CASH Music has launched a new publication, Watt.

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