Sad literary news: the great Scottish author Alasdair Gray is dead at 85.
Sad music and design news: the great designer Vaughn Oliver is dead at 62.
Remezcla talked with Luis Rodriguez about his new essay collection.
At the Los Angeles Review of Books, thoughts on Igiaba Scego’s Beyond Babylon.
Pitchfork reviewed a collection of early American Football recordings.
LitReactor looked ahead towards 2020’s most anticipated horror fiction.