Morning Bites: Sarah McCarry, Werner Herzog Interviewed, Choire Sicha on “The Magicians,” César Aira, and More


Choire Sicha on Lev Grossman’s Magicians trilogy.

I joke with my editor that it’s permanently 1997 in all three books.Kat Howard interviewed Sarah McCarry about her trilogy of novels blending mythology and Seattle punk rock.

Carolyn Kellogg has a skeptical look at Amazon’s arguments about ebook pricing.

Elizabeth Gilbert and Rebecca Mead are featured on the latest podcast from Greenlight Bookstore.

Werner Herzog was interviewed at Vulture.

New Directions publisher Barbara Epler talks César Aira at The New Yorker.

A look at why certain people use “book” and “novel” interchangeably.

Jeanne Fury revisits the Lunachicks’ Jerk of All Trades.

Jim Ruland made a mix for Electric Literature.

What happens when you slow down Erik Satie’s compositions to a disorienting extent?

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