Weekend Bites: “Monster Portraits” Reviewed, Camille Perri Nonfiction, Kaveh Akbar, Adapting Patrick Melrose, and More


Fiction Writers Review explored Del Samatar and Sofia Samatar’s Monster Portraits.

Electric Literature published a new essay by Camille Perri.

At English Kills Review, a report from Rumaan Alam’s book launch.

Kaveh Akbar recommended poems at The Paris Review.

Indiewire talked with director Edward Berger about adapting the Patrick Melrose novels.

At Pitchfork, a look at the best books about Lou Reed.

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