Morning Bites: Teju Cole Revisits James Baldwin, The End of The Birthday Party, Juliet Escoria, A Noah Cicero Excerpt, and More


Teju Cole on James Baldwin’s “Stranger in the Village.”

The Quietus on the last days of The Birthday Party.

How Emma Straub, Gillian Robespierre, and more creative folks start their days.

There’s new writing from Juliet Escoria at Everyday Genius.

Alt Lit Gossip has an excerpt from The Noah Cicero Bathroom Reader.

Maria Sherman talked with Girlpool at Wondering Sound.

At NPR, Michael Schaub reviewed David Connerley Nahm’s Ancient Oceans of Central Kentucky.

Joanna Gruesome are covering I Hate Myself on an upcoming seven inch.

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