Weekend Bites: Octavia E. Butler, Books About Protests, Liza Featherstone, Tune-Yards Interviewed, and More


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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