Bites: Lipsyte Bringing Back “Comic Novels”, Emma Straub Asks About Updike, Loving Zadie Smith, and More

A press release included with Sam Lipsyte’s forthcoming novel, The Ask, gets Mark Athitakis on the subject of “comic novels”.

  • Emma Straub wants to know if John Updike’s Rabbit trilogy is a classic.

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