Afternoon Bites: Vandana Singh, Janelle Monáe Interviewed, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Latest, Zadie Smith, and More

singh reviewed Vandana Singh’s collection Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories.

Janelle Monáe talked with The Guardian about her new album.

At BOMB, thoughts on Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Call Me Zebra.

Constance Grady reviewed Zadie Smith’s essay collection Feel Free at Vox.

At Hyperallergic, making the case for Brutalist architecture.

Vulture talked with James Ivory about his ten favorite books.

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