Mikhail Bulgakov was born on this day in 1891.
The Talkhouse has debuted a podcast; the first episode features Carrie Brownstein and Hamilton Leithauser in conversation.
At The New Yorker, a selection of Lynda Barry’s artwork.
Highly recommended: Megan Stielstra’s essay “Felt Like Something”, at Joyland.
The Dissolve on the film adaptation of Half Of a Yellow Sun.
Comet Gain has a new album due out soon, titled Paperback Ghosts.
At Recommended Reading: Mike Meginnis’s “The Ten-Century Man.”