Aliya Whiteley wrote about reading and learning from Octavia E. Butler’s Dawn at Tor.com.
Electric Literature has a list of notable books about political protests.
At the Times, a look at why many prisons have banned The New Jim Crow.
The East Village has a new bookstore. Welcome, Codex.
Bradley Babendir reviewed Liza Featherstone’s Divining Desire for The New Inquiry.
Ann Powers interviewed Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards about her new album.
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