Afternoon Bites: Ryan Chapman Interviewed, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Omar El Akkad Fiction, Kathryn Davis, and More

Ryan Chapman discussed his forthcoming novel at Publishers Weekly.

Preeti Chhibber wrote about diversity and children’s literature.

Nathan Rabin is holding a fundraiser for an expansive book on “Weird Al” Yankovic’s discography.

There’s new fiction by Omar El Akkad at Guernica.

3:AM discussed Yukio Mishima’s Star being published in English for the first time.

At the StarTribune, thoughts on Kathryn Davis’s The Silk Road.

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