Afternoon Bites: Eleanor Catton Interviewed, Songs:Ohia, Meeting David Peace, Old-Fashioneds, and More


Hazlitt interviewed Eleanor Catton, author of The Luminaries.

Rosie Schaap on old-fashioneds.

Ryan Canavan reports from this year’s Fest — with notes on J. Robbins, White Lung, Dillinger Four, and more.

John Kane wrote about the novels of David Peace, as well as sharing a memory of an awkward meeting with the man.

Songs:Ohia’s Magnolia Electric Co. has been reissued. At Pitchfork, Jason Heller has some thoughts on it. At Flavorwire, so does Tyler Coates.

Chelsea Hodson on Trisha Low’s The Compleat Purge.

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