Afternoon Bites: John Wray on Nick Cave, Kate Zambreno Interviewed, New China Mieville, Essential Sun Ra, and More


John Wray profiled Nick Cave for the Times.

There’s a new issue of Gigantic on the web, featuring contributions from the likes of Matt Bell, John Dermot Woods, and Porochista Khakpour. Gigantic‘s Penny-a-Word contest is also running through the middle of the month.

Some new fiction from China Miéville, perhaps?

Full Stop talked with Kate Zambreno.

Jonathan Wilson on the United States and the World Cup.

Alexandra Molotkow on the memoirs of rock stars’ exes.

Pitchfork has some suggestions for delving into Sun Ra’s body of work.

Chelsea Hodson on last summer’s marathon reading of Solaris.

Tin House has an excerpt from Sean Michaels’s Us Conductors.

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