Afternoon Bites: Kate Beaton, Blue Velvet, Lysley Tenorio, and more

Jason Rice on Lysley Tenorio’s upcoming collection Monstress: “Tenorio writes with a casual precision that bleeds equal parts emotion and resigned complacency.” If you’d like to invest in Portsmouth’s RiverRun Bookstore, this would be a good time to do so. And at Beyond the Margins, a “Save the Bookstore” day is proposed. (Both links via Michele Filgate.) Bill Wyman revisits Blue Velvet. Kate Beaton sends Nancy Drew to the Salem Witch Trials. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.

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