Afternoon Bites: James Turrell, Alex Chilton Archives, Books About Sports, Doc Pomus Documentary, and More


“There is, undeniably, something about Turrell’s work that makes you feel like there’s an experiment going on, and you’re not sure if you’re a peer reviewer examining the results, or a subject providing data.” Talking James Turrell at Bad at Sports.

At Pitchfork, Douglas Wolk reviews the recently-released Alex Chilton live album Electricity by Candlelight.

Michele Filgate wrote about reading The Circle and the social media hiatus that it prompted.

Tyler Coates makes the case for why a musical version of Stephen King’s It (along with four other novels) would be a good thing.

David Goldman on the new documentary AK A Doc Pomus.

At The Dissolve, Matt Singer wonders why “arthouse” has become a term of cinematic derision.

Stephanie Anderson has recommended some books about sports.

We’re very excited to hear that Sunday Stories alumnus Dolan Morgan will have his debut collection released next year by Aforementioned Productions.

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