Afternoon Bites: Philip Roth, Tommy Pico’s Latest, Masha Gessen Interviewed, Courtney Barnett, and More


If you’re looking for good explorations of the life and legacy of Philip Roth: might we recommend these, by Christian Lorentzen, Zadie Smith, Jason Diamond, and Megan Abbott?

The Los Angeles Review of Books delved into Tommy Pico’s Junk.

Durga Chew-Bose talked books and reading with Parul Sehgal.

There’s new poetry by Ruth Padel at The White Review.

At Hyperallergic, notes on a show of photographs from NYC in the 1970s.

Bandcamp wrote about the new album from Courtney Barnett.

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