Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith, A Leslie Jamison Essay, New Matt Bell Fiction, Damien Barr’s Playlist, and More


Want to read some Zadie Smith fiction? The Paris Review has you covered.

You might also want to check out Leslie Jamison’s “Grand Unified Theory of Female Pain” at VQR.

Adam Wilson discussed short fiction and Sam Lipsyte in an interview at Trop.

Damien Barr assembled a playlist for his memoir Maggie & Me.

Cheap Pop has new short fiction from Matt Bell.

Nathan Rabin looks at Mary Harron’s adaptation of American Psycho, along with a critical roundtable on the film.

More details have emerged on the postponement of this year’s Howl! Festival.

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