Weekend Bites: Elle Nash Interviewed, Ilana Masad’s Recommendations, Will Hermes’s Latest, and More

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David Naimon talked writing with Elle Nash.

What were the NYPL’s most checked-out books of 2023?

Aaron Gilbreath revisited the heyday of Pulse magazine.

Curbed reported on recent challenges facing NYC bookstore Bluestockings.

At Intelligencer, talking Israel and Gaza with Masha Gessen.

Ilana Masad recommended books about dysfunctional families.

At The Guardian, thoughts on Will Hermes’s Lou Reed biography.

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