Morning Bites: Laura van den Berg’s Edits, Gram Parsons’s UFO Film, Dylan Landis, A John Darnielle Excerpt, and More


A look at Saturation 70a UFO film co-starring Gram Parsons that never quite clicked.

io9 has an excerpt up from John Darnielle’s Wolf in White Van.

Laura van den Berg listed things she cut out of her novel.

Alex Ross on Walter Benjamin.

Dylan Landis’s Rainey Royal was reviewed by the Times.

Louise Erdrich has won the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Fiction.

Judy Berman wrote about the literary adaptation Wetlands.

Yo La Tengo, Steve Gunn, and William Tyler teamed up for a live performance earlier this month, and a download is being offered as a benefit for Letha Rodman Melchior.

Zachary Lipez will be going on a reading tour later this month.

Slate on the rise of independent bookstores.

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