Did the KGB kill Albert Camus?
- The Edgar Allan Poe house in Baltimore might close due to a lack of funds.
- Want to hear the new Beirut album? NPR is streaming Rip Tide right noooooow.
- Harvey Pekar and Yiddish on Josh Lambert’s weekly Tablet book column.
- Adam Gopnik on the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History in this week’s New Yorker.
- A major label tried to sign Guided by Voices using lo mein?