Afternoon Bites: EMA, David Albahari, Bombino, Ira Cohen, and more

“She’s like the bastard daughter of Sinéad O’Connor, except twice as crazy and six times as funny.” -At Rolling Stone, Rob Sheffield reviews EMA’s “California.”

  • Natalie Portman’s dad has penned a novel filled with fake deaths, the holding of the First Lady’s embryos hostage, Black Swan allusions, and “micropenises”.  Come on: Natalie Portman would read a creepy thriller if your dad wrote it!