Afternoon Bites: Anthony Bourdain Remembered, Young Lions, Danez Smith Interviewed, Jason Heller, and More


Anthony Bourdain has died. We highly recommend memorial essays by Kat Kinsman and Helen Rosner. Sarah Weinman looked back at his crime fiction, and Tyler Coates recommended highlights from his bibliography.

The winner of this year’s NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award has been announced.

Danez Smith talked poetry with The White Review.

Strange Stars author Jason Heller wrote about how he became a writer.

The New York Times wrote about the great Brooklyn comics shop Desert Island.

There’s new music in the world from Katie Alice Greer of Priests.

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