Morning Bites: Excellent Band T-Shirts, N.K. Jemisin on Speculative Fiction, Literary Mountains, New Oblivians, and More


“Rather than searching aimlessly for the spent magic of past glories, Yarber, Cartwright and Friedl have firmly rooted themselves in the here and now — a present that, musically, isn’t exactly eons from where they started.” Dusted on Desperation, from the recently-reunited Oblivians.

Besides releasing excellent chapbooks and writing a highly anticipated novel, Sarah McCarry also has an awesome collection of band t-shirts.

Nick Harkaway pays moving tribute to the work of Iain M. Banks, as does Neil Gaiman.

Taxidermy in a cabin in Times Square, you say?

Jami Attenberg talked with The Believer.

Climbing mountains with Colin Dickey.

Bad at Sports on the importance of little books.

The Los Angeles Times talked with N.K. Jemisin and Nalo Hopkinson (among others).

Toby Barlow on Plimpton!

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