Afternoon Bites: Megan Giddings, Kevin Nguyen’s Playlist, Hilary Leftwich, Revisiting “Severance,” and More

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Ilana Masad interviewed Megan Giddings about her new novel Lakewood.

At Largehearted Boy, Kevin Nguyen created a playlist for his novel New Waves.

The StarTribune reviewed Joan Frank’s new collection.

Leza Cantoral revisited the real-world inspiration for Twin Peaks‘ Laura Palmer.

The Rumpus published new writing by Hilary Leftwich.

At The Ringer, thoughts on why Ling Ma’s Severance resonates so much today.

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