Afternoon Bites: National Book Award Nominees, Ghost Buildings, Wes Anderson Tribute Comp, Kevin Sampsell, and More


Kevin Sampsell was interviewed at Tin House.

Tonight, the National Book Awards will take place; the New Yorker has posted a selection of work by or about several nominees.

Mike Watt and Kristin Hersh will be on a Wes Anderson tribute compilation.

SPIN on the Arcade Fire’s arena show dress code, and the debate it’s sparked.

Hyperallergic has a fine piece up on ghost buildings.

Noisey has a look at Washington, DC’s Alarms & Controls (whose lineup features folks from Circus Lupus and The Crownhate Ruin.)

Jerry Saltz on gender and MoMA’s collection.

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