Afternoon Bites: Jonathan Lethem on Brooklyn, Great American Novels, Josh Cook on Literature, and More

"Brooklyn Crime Novel" cover

At the New Yorker, new writing from Jonathan Lethem.

The Brooklyn Public Library is holding events remembering Edward Said and Barbara Ehrenreich.

At The Sword and the Sandwich, thoughts on great American novels in theory and practice.

New Jersey Monthly published an essay by Marcy Dermansky.

Lyz Lenz talked writing with Margaret Eby.

Literary Hub published writing by Josh Cook on all things literary.

4Columns has some recommended August reading.

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