If you’d like to listen to Mount Eerie’s new album, NPR has you covered.
“Binary Star says as much about the desolate American landscape that surrounds these characters as it does about their own sickness.” Judy Berman on Sarah Gerard’s debut novel.
Jason Diamond explores what fiction writers can learn from comedy.
At Pitchfork, Stuart Berman reviewed the new cassette from the terrific Baltimore drone group Peals.
Karl Ove Knausgaard’s “The Invisible Wall” is up now at PEN.
At The New Inquiry, notes on reading Sofia Samatar.
Meredith Graves wrote about working as an artists’ model for The Hairpin.
At The Millions: a look at Denis Johnson and Isaac Babel.