Afternoon Bites: Literary Heroines, Detroit Leaning, Kate Beaton’s 1066 Quiz, and More

Emily Temple provides a list of the year’s best literary heroines.

“It came from a time when all you had to do to look cool in a car was drive and angle back and listen to some good loud music and maybe bop your head slowly.” Chuck Eddy on the history of “Detroit Leaning.”

Robert Morris on the significance of the Judson Dance Theater.

Kate Beaton tests your knowledge of 1066.

Behold: Matt Bell’s favorite books of 2012, and Sasha Frere-Jones’s favorite music of 2012.

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