Albert Camus was born on this day in 1913.
Alexander Chee reviewed Hermione Lee’s biography of Penelope Fitzgerald.
The likes of Philip Roth, Jennifer Egan, Marilynne Robinson, and Junot Diaz wrote about the experience of re-reading their work.
If you’d like to read a collection of Avery Edison’s essays, one has just been assembled.
This episode of Soundcheck involves both contributors from Come Here Often? and an Ex Hex performance.
Ed Balloon’s “The Swimmer” is not (as far as we can tell) Cheever-inspired, but it’s highly recommended regardless.
Christopher R. Weingarten on Stevie Wonder playing Songs in the Key of Life at Madison Square Garden.