Morning Bites: John Darnielle at Housing Works, “Herzog” Turns 50, Kiese Laymon, Science Fiction Cover Art, and More


Allen Ginsberg was born on this day in 1926.

Pitchfork reports on John Darnielle, Rainbow Rowell, and Catherine Lacey’s recent reading at Housing Works.

Kiese Laymon talked with Freedom Summer director Stanley Nelson.

Kristen Radtke reviewed Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams in comics form.

Fifty years of Saul Bellow’s Herzog.

Beowulf is getting the board game treatment. has a gallery of the cover art from numerous Orbit Books.

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