Afternoon Bites: Poems from Saeed Jones, Ben Lerner’s Nightstand, Stillman on Hitchcock, Book Tours Circa Now, and More


Buzzfeed has posted Saeed Jones reading five poems from Prelude to Bruise, along with his notes on each.

Ben Lerner annotates his nightstand, and is interviewed by Boris Kachka.

Time Out New York‘s Tiffany Gilbert on ten New York writers you should be reading.

There’s a new issue of Midnight Breakfast up, and it includes new fiction by Mairead Case.

Whit Stillman on Alfred Hitchcock.

Talking publishing economics with Kevin Sampsell.

The Los Angeles Times looks at the 10th anniversary of the 33 1/3 series.

Maura Johnston write about Joanna Gruesome and Perfect Pussy in Boston.

Josh Weil and Mike Harvkey report from the road on the current state of book tours.

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