Morning Bites: Updike and the Universe, Early Chabon, Fitzgerald’s Love, Shirley MacLaine Talks Downton and More

At The Paris Review: Our own Jason Diamond discusses the influence F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first love (and the town she came from) had on him.

John Updike: Lover of the universe.

An early look at Michael Chabon’s Telegraph Avenue at The Atlantic Wire.

Michele Filgate talks to Karolina Waclawiak at Capital New York.

Brooklyn Based has a report from the Amor Towles reading underneath the Brooklyn Bridge.

Rachel Syme looks into why Dawn Powell’s diaries won’t sell.

Shirley MacLaine talks Downton Abbey to Vanity Fair.

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