Morning Bites: Summer Fiction, Maurice Sendak’s House, Missing Chess Champs, R. Kelly and More

Our pals at L Magazine have their annual Summer Fiction issue. If there isn’t an orange box near you to pull a physical copy from, they’ve got the entire thing online.

Writers’ Houses visit Maurice Sendak’s childhood home.

Sarah Weinman on the disappearance of a chess prodigy at The New York Observer.

Talking rejected covers for  “The McSweeney’s Book of Politics & Musicals” at Huffington Post.

Leah Carroll at Guernica on R. Kelly’s Soulacoaster.

All the Emmy nominations (in case you haven’t seen them yet…)

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