Weekend Bites: Jesmyn Ward Interviewed, Choire Sicha, New Sebadoh, Visiting Photoville, and More


“Now that my brother has left us, now that he’s died, I can’t follow. I don’t want to, not yet. But at times I think of him as the heroic traveler, an Odysseus in a dull blue ’85 Cutlass.” Talking Men We Reaped with Jesmyn Ward.

At Hazlitt, Alexandra Molotkow wrote about Choire Sicha’s Very Recent History. Related: “Dread is a Freelancer” would make an excellent tattoo.

Hyperallergic makes a trip to Photoville.

Brandon Stosuy on the latest from Sebadoh.

A look at the amazing, hilarious artwork of Chip Zdarsky. (Human Garfield remains a perennial favorite.)

Fortune makes the case for indie bookstores.

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