Morning Bites: Vanessa Veselka, Gaitskill Recommends Bellow, Buckley’s Ghost, And More

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“There are really dark underpinnings that are treated as if they don’t exist.” – Vanessa Veselka talks with Guernica.

Mary Gaitskill recommends some Saul Bellow.

The ghost of William F. Buckley is looking for some handouts.

Rebecca Schiff has some fiction in the new n+1.

Michael Miller writes of 2012’s book highlights and lowlights at the New York Observer.

The Village Voice profiles the art and awesomeness of Jess Rotter.

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