Afternoon Bites: Tove Jansson, New Michael Chabon, Tesla in Fiction, Lorrie Moore, and More


The new issue of The White Review has a focus on translation, and features (among other fine work) a Tove Jansson story.

“Her books contained the secrets of womanhood, stories about mothers and daughters and the tensions between them.” Naomi Skwarna on Lorrie Moore and absent mothers.

Tablet has new fiction from Michael Chabon.

A host of writers and editors list what they’ll be watching in the new year.

Real Pants has new writing from Niina Pollari.

Ryan Britt on Sherlock Holmes and fan fiction.

NPR has new music from St. Lenox.

At Biographile: a look at Nikola Tesla in fiction.

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