Afternoon Bites: Alexander Chee, New Norman Lock, Spike Lee’s Music Videos, The Blow Returns, and More


The New Republic has highlights up from Claudia Roth Pierpont’s new Philip Roth biography.

Alexander Chee on cleanses, visions, and sunblock.

Construction has an excerpt from Norman Lock’s forthcoming novel The Boy In His Winter, along with some thoughts from Lock on craft.

Zachary Lipez interviewed the Burmese punk band Side Effects.

The Dissolve looked at the music video work of Spike Lee.

At Hazlitt, Chris Randle looks at the new album from The Blow.

Jerry Saltz on Chris Burden’s show at the New Museum.


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