Morning Bites: Blake Butler on Javier Marías, St. Mark’s Bookshop’s New Digs, Mirah Interviewed, Crime Comics, and More


Blake Butler makes the case for the greatness of Javier Marías’s Dark Back of Time.

St. Mark’s Bookshop has signed a lease for a new space.

When book reviews meet clickbait headlines.

A look back at this year’s EMP Pop Conference at PopMatters.

Mirah talked with Tiny Mix Tapes.

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’s new comic The Fade Out looks filmnoirrific.

Notes on Michael J Seidlinger’s 48 hours spent in an airport.

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