Afternoon Bites: Harry Matthews, Chelsea Hodson Nonfiction, Zadie Smith, Dystopian Fiction, and More


The Brooklyn Rail has an excerpt up from Harry Mathews’s novel The Solitary Twin.

Chelsea Hodson wrote about art for Frieze.

At The Baffler, a review of Zadie Smith’s new essay collection.

Rumaan Alam has a new books-related position at the New York Times.

Brandon Stosuy has some thoughts on the end of Slayer.

At Literary Hub, thoughts on the defanging of dystopian lit.

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