Morning Bites: James Agee’s Letters, Porochista Khakpour, Dueling Beowulfs, Wole Soyinka on Paris, and More


“I always tell writers it’s stupid to only have writers as your readers. Give it to a few writer friends, but also pick people of lots of different vocations.” Porochista Khakpour talked with The Tottenville Review.

At Brittle Paper: Wole Soyinka’s guide to Paris.

Jason Diamond on Letters of James Agee to Father Flye.

Lindsay Zoladz on pop stars co-opting Take Back the Night.

How does J.R.R. Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf compare with Seamus Heaney’s?

NPR on the latest novel from Francine Prose.

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