Happy birthday to Anne Radcliffe, “pioneer of the Gothic novel.”
Some idiot calls Laurie Halse Anderson’s National Book Award-nominated YA book SPEAK “child pornography.”
The Millions put together their impressive as all heck books you must read that are coming out during the second-half of 2013 list.
Kyle Minor talks with Andrew Sean Greer at Tin House.
Michelle Tea has great taste in music.
Eric Harvey at The New Inquiry on Alan Lomax to Rap Genius, and white people trying to explain African American music.
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Thanks for linking to Michelle Tea’s Book Notes piece, my friends.