Morning Bites: Lincoln Film, Groucho’s Son, Ian Rankin, Elif Batuman Interviews, and More

On paper the adaptation of Team of Rivals looks like the greatest film ever.

  • Arthur Marx, who wrote the best-selling book, Life With Groucho, about his father Groucho Marx (in case you couldn’t put that together), died yesterday at the age of 89.
  • Is there such thing as a bad Elif Batuman interview?  The answer is actually no, and here is more proof.