Flannery O’Connor was born on this day in 1925. This Jim Shepard piece on her fiction is worth revisiting.
The Nation has a new Toni Morrison essay.
At Pitchfork, Sarah Sahim wrote about whiteness and indie rock.
Abraham Riesman interviewed Nick Kroll at Vulture.
Parul Sehgal on the word “flawless” and feminism.
Nicole Haroutunian assembled a Book Notes playlist for her collection Speed Dreaming.
Norman Brannon, Jason Gnewikow, and Steve Pedulla were interviewed on Washed Up Emo.