Afternoon Bites: Stanley Elkin, Jonny Greenwood and “Inherent Vice,” Gem Club, Matt Bell & Mary Miller, and More


“More than just about any writer of his generation, Stanley dedicated himself to presenting American character (the locavore again) and American “characters,” eccentric spielers of every stripe and style, salesmen of self and passionate ranters of wacky beliefs.” Tom LeClair on Stanley Elkin.

Matt Bell interviewed Mary Miller for The Brooklyn Rail.

Sounds like Jonny Greenwood is writing the music for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice adaptation.

Nick Ripatrazone on teaching novels in high school.

At Dusted, Ian Mathers wrote about Gem Club’s fantastic new album In Roses.

LitBridge talked with Atticus Review.

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