Afternoon Bites: Ross Simonini’s Playlist, Sofia Samatar Nonfiction, Qasim Naqvi, Border Fiction, and More


Ross Simonini assembled a playlist for his novel The Book of Formation at Largehearted Boy.

Catapult has published a new essay by Sofia Samatar on the subject of social media.

Scott Esposito assembled a terrific indie press gift guide.

A look at a website collecting New Yorker covers that never were.

Katy Henriksen on Qasim Naqvi’s new album FILM.

LitReactor has an essay on the importance of border fiction.

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