Afternoon Bites: Bernstein/Gellhorn Letters, Shirley Jackson, Imogen Binnie Interviewed, Luc Sante on Lou Reed, and More


Leonard Bernstein and Martha Gellhorn talking Hemingway? Yes, we will read that.

Tin House is holding a contest to complete an unfinished Shirley Jackson short story.

“There was a period in the early seventies when I was persuaded that “Lou Reed” was a pseudonym playing on the word “lurid,” perhaps as pronounced with a French accent.” Luc Sante on Lou Reed at the New Yorker.

Sarah McCarry interviewed Imogen Binnie.

Bookforum reviewed Jeff Jackson’s Mira Corpora.

The Fanzine has new fiction from Robert Lopez.

Taking a look at the first issue of the surreal Western Pretty Deadly.

Nina McConigley was interviewed about her new book Cowboys and East Indians.

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