Afternoon Bites: Assessing Philip Roth, Mount Moriah’s Latest, David Goodwillie Interviewed, and More

“There is some Darkness on the Edge of Town within Miracle Temple; dreams too big for a small town, highways beckoning getaway from all that conspires to keep you there. In lieu of Jersey, high school sweethearts, and Carter-era gloom, it’s the Outer Banks, straight girls’ drunken flirting, and cruel summers.” Jessica Hopper on Mount Moriah’s new album Miracle Temple. Literary notables — including Jennifer Gilmore, Keith Gessen, and Salman Rushdie — assess the career of Philip Roth. John Scalzi on why libraries matter. Anne […]

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