Afternoon Bites: Orpheus in History, Jonathan Wilson on Soccer Lit, Donna Tartt, Cari Luna’s Playlist, and More


Kate Bernheimer talks Orpheus at The New Yorker.

Jonathan Wilson, author of Kick and Run, talks about his favorite books about soccer at Flavorwire.

We will read an essay entitled “Rap Game Dashiell Hammett,” yes.

Hillary Kelly looks at the critical reaction to Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch.

At Tin House, Don Waters wrote about the bookstores he has loved.

Chuck Bowen reviewed Matt Zoller Seitz’s book on the films of Wes Anderson.

Cari Luna’s Book Notes playlist for her novel The Revolution of Every Day is excellent.

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