Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “The Long Goodbye,” Joan Didion on Class in NYC, The Year in Music Criticism, and More


At the Times: notes on the resurgent popularity of Robert Altman’s adaptation of The Long Goodbye.

Flavorwire on the best poetry of 2014. And BuzzFeed has selected their favorite books of the year.

Revisiting Joan Didion’s writings on class in NYC.

Hyperallergic on race and the art world.

Zachary Lipez on the new album from Mike Pace, formerly of Oxford Collapse.

The Women of Letters event happening this week at Joe’s Pub has an excellent lineup.

Discussing Divine Styler at The Guardian.

At Tiny Mix Tapes, some thoughts on the year in music criticism.

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