Morning Bites: Doctor Who Food, Firebombed Bookstore, Amity Gaige, Emoticons for Saunders, Birthday Cake for Dickens, and More

Happy birthday to Charles Dickens.

At the Washington Post, Ron Charles reviews the Jonathan Franzen and Jennifer Egan blurbed Schroder by Amity Gaige.

George Saunders talks with The Rumpus. Emoticons are involved.

Yes to a Doctor Who themed restaurant.

Rosie Schaap talks with NPR.

Literary Upstart is back.

On London’s Freedom Press being firebombed at Full Stop.

Vice goes to the “kinda depressing” Playboy mansion.

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