Weekend Bites: Birthday Boy Borges, Ian Frazier Essays, Motel Postcards, Literary Mag Graveyard, Tao Lin, and More

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“I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.”  – Jorge Luis Borges was born on August 24th, 1899.

Tao Lin talks with Granta.

Great literary mags that The Paris Review has outlasted including The Partisan Review and Scribner’s.

The abandoned summer refuge of a Greek poet.

Ian Frazier on “The Last Days of Stealhead Joe.”

Taking a look at some vintage motel postcards from the middle of the 20th century.

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