Afternoon Bites: Blake Butler, Katy Simpson Smith Interviewed, Thurston Moore, Gina Tron on Poetry, and More

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At The Nation, thoughts on Blake Butler’s new novel.

The nonprofit Make the Road New York is well worth your time.

Katy Simpson Smith was interviewed at BOMB.

At The Millions, a preview of notable September books.

Hillary Leftwich interviewed Gina Tron at Heavy Feather Review.

On the latest Otherppl, a conversation with David Goodwillie.

At Stereogum, there’s new music from Thurston Moore.

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