Afternoon Bites: Lucy Ives on Novels, Dana Spiotta on Kurt Cobain, Mieko Kawakami’s Work, and More

Life Is Everywhere

Just what is the “weak novel”? Lucy Ives explains.

Words Without Borders has made an annual fundraising appeal.

At, thoughts on the Monk and Robot books.

Dana Spiotta pondered the music and legacy of Kurt Cobain.

At Dusted, thoughts on Daniel Bachman’s new album.

The Cleveland Review of Books pondered Mieko Kawakami’s fiction.

At Literary Hub, musings on worker-owned publishers.

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