Morning Bites: A Laurie Penny Excerpt, Stanislaw Lem, Brooks Headley Interviewed, Janet Malcolm Revisited, and More


Salon has an excerpt up from Laurie Penny’s new book Unspeakable Things.

Brandon Stosuy talked punk rock and desserts with Brooks Headley.

The National Book Awards longlists for poetry and young people’s literature have been announced.

Ezra Glinter wrote about Stanislaw Lem’s genius and influence for The Paris Review.

The Talkhouse has posted Meredith Graves’s fantastic essay on Andrew WK, perceptions of gender, and depression.

The Guardian has a tribute to the life and work of the late New Zealand musician Peter Gutteridge.

Looking back at the life and legacy of critic Paul Nelson.

Guernica is holding a gala to celebrate its tenth anniversary.

Michelle King revisited Janet Malcolm’s The Silent Woman.

Talking music with Noveller’s Sarah Lipstate.

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