Afternoon Bites: T Fleischmann’s Essay, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Jo Walton’s Latest, Bud Smith, and More

At Guernica, there’s a new essay by T Fleischmann.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has won this year’s 2019 Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize.

Vulture has a dispatch from a book stand that sells one thing: signed Philip Roth novels.

Ruth Awad discussed memory, Tripoli, and literature at Words Without Borders.

At, a review of Jo Walton’s new novel Lent.

There’s new writing from Bud Smith at The Nervous Breakdown.

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