Morning Bites: Meg Wolitzer’s YA Novel, Blake Butler on Crime Fiction, Alex Chilton, Roxane Gay on Reality TV, and More


Meg Wolitzer talked to NPR about her forthcoming Sylvia Plath-inspired YA novel.

Roxane Gay on the great American Idol/America’s Next Top Model debate.

Jason Diamond on Holly George-Warren’s new Alex Chilton biography.

Recommended Reading has new fiction from Jared Hohl, by way of Agriculture Reader.

Blake Butler looks at some unconventional crime fiction at Vice. There’s probably a pun to be made there.

Checking in with Merrill Garbus on the eve of tUnE-yArDs’ new album.

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