Afternoon Bites: Patti Smith & Jessica Hopper, George Pelecanos’s Culture Diary, Miles Klee on “Cotton Eyed Joe,” and More

Jessica Hopper talks with Patti Smith about her new album Banga at The Daily.

The awesome Tobi Vail interviews the equally awesome Grass Widow.

At Sound of the City, Miles Klee on “Cotton Eyed Joe.”

Vulture has the skinny on what George Pelecanos’s week in culture has been like.

Ted Sanders is interviewed over at Hobart.

Book Riot presents The Loner’s Guide to Book Expo America.

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