Morning Bites: Cixin Liu, “We the Animals,” Poetry’s Importance, Comedians’ Singles, and More


At, thoughts on Cixin Liu’s newly translated novel Ball Lightning.

Slate reviewed the new film adaptation of Justin Torres’s We the Animals.

The Atlantic explored why poetry has become essential reading.

Hazlitt interviewed Foe author Iain Reid.

At Vulture, a look back at the time when comedians released pop singles.

Eric Reynolds of Fantagraphics was interviewed about Amazon, comics, and distribution models.

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