Morning Bites: Richard Hell, Bram Stoker’s diary, Blake Butler on the radio, old soccer balls, and more

Richard Hell’s memoir is acquired by Ecco.  It will be titled I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp.  You know somebody at Ecco is slapping themselves and saying, “Why couldn’t he have just called it “Some (Other) Kids” or something like that?”  (Thanks Bryan Waterman for the tip.)

  • Experts find that organized football has been played in Scotland for more than 500 years.  They also find that soccer hooligans were much tamer in those days.