Morning Bites: Knowing Thoreau, Apples, Lenin Statues, Shel Silverstein, Kirsch On Attenberg, Manifest Destiny T-Shirts, And More

The Mongolian government is selling one used Lenin statue, get in touch in the event that you’re at all interested and have a very high roof to put it under.

Nice short piece on Jonathan Fine Winters and Johnny Appleseed at The New Inquiry.

You don’t know Henry David Thoreau like you thought you did.

Whet Moser on the two sides of Shel Silverstein.

Adam Kirsch reviews Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins at Tablet.

The Gap thought it was a good idea to go ahead with selling t-shirts that read, “Manifest Destiny.” Looks like The Gap was wrong.

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