Morning Bites: Josef Van Wissem’s Latest, Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Dorothea Lasky, Frank Portman’s Playlist, and More


“In this album, Van Wissem bends towards the gothic wing of downtown art music — think Michael Gira and Diamanda Galas.” Dusted has a review of It Is Time For You To Return, the new album from Josef Van Wissem.

At Grantland, Kevin Nguyen discussed his favorite books of 2014.

Bustle named the year’s best debut collections and novels.

Valeria Luiselli was interviewed at Electric Literature.

Frank Portman assembled a playlist for King Dork Approximately.

Notes on the poetry of Dorothea Lasky at Hyperallergic.

Alexandra Molotkow on Cookie Mueller.

Notes on the music of Lonnie Holley.

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