Afternoon Bites: David Lang, “Green Man” Covers, Unearthing Minimalism, Sarah Polley, and More


Notes on the minimalist composer Dennis Johnson — no relation to the writer or to Melville House’s publisher — whose November sees release this year. Ad Hoc has more.

A selection of covers to past editions of Kingsley Amis’s The Green Mansome evoking terror, some evoking ’80s Cinemax.

Alexander Nazaryan on celebrity publishers.

New fiction from Gabriel Blackwell.

Neil Gaiman wrote the episode of Doctor Who that’s airing this weekend.

News on forthcoming books from Matt Bell.

Birdsong‘s Tommy Pico: interviewed.

Jayson Greene on David Lang’s Death Speaks.

Sarah Polley’s film Stories We Tell sounds fantastic.

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