Afternoon Bites: Alexander Chee on Mavis Gallant, Second Novel Prize, Justin Taylor Interviewed, Iceage, and More


Alexander Chee muses on the life and career of Mavis Gallant.

At Buzzfeed, Justin Taylor was interviewed about Flings, jam bands, and more.

Emily Keeler ponders John Darnielle’s Wolf in White Van at The Hairpin.

Slate has announced a prize for second novels.

3:AM has an excerpt up from Nicholas Rombes’s forthcoming novel on Two Dollar Radio.

Chris Randle interviewed Owen Pallett for Hazlitt.

Judy Berman on Sara Drake’s illustrations, which alter classic book covers ever-so-slightly.

Brandon Stosuy talked with Iceage.

NiemanLab interviewed Lapham’s Quarterly publisher David Rose.

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