Afternoon Bites: Norman Lock Fiction, Food Journals, Chris Gethard, the “Midnight’s Children” Movie, and More


Hanging out with Salman Rushdie at the Midnight’s Children movie premiere.

“If you look at an Isaac Babel story, for example, it’s between two and three pages, and what he does is a miracle.” Dawn Raffel interviewed Renata Adler for The Literarian.

Recommended Reading has a story up from Norman Lock.

Mary Roach book trailer, everybody.

“It makes more sense if you think of The Chris Gethard Show less as a late-night talk show and more like stunt theater, live-action role-playing, and depression.” Jessica Suarez on The Chris Gethard Show.

Grub Street has some food journal recommendations for you.

Rick Moody talks about some stuff. (Literally.)

Kyle Beachy on “zero-budget skateboarding.”

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