Afternoon Bites: Alaya Dawn Johnson’s Latest, Raven Leilani, Michael Czyzniejewski Fiction, Blake Butler, and More

"Trouble the Saints" cover

At FIYAH, thoughts on Alaya Dawn Johnson’s Trouble the Saints.

Some excellent observations here from Molly Crabapple on the current state of rent in NYC.

Raven Leilani talked books with the New York Times.

Okay Donkey published new fiction by Michael Czyzniejewski.

At the Los Angeles Review of Books, John Domini reviewed Blake Butler’s new novel.

MEL makes the case against autofiction.

At Words Without Borders, thoughts on some notable translated books.

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