Morning Bites: Kamasi Washington, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sofia Samatar on Carmen Maria Machado, Jacob Wren, Willeford on Film, and More


At NPR, an advance listen to Kamasi Washington’s new album The Epic.

Your essential nonfiction for today: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Nonviolence as Compliance.”

At the Los Angeles Review of Books: Sofia Samatar on Carmen Maria Machado.

Noisey has a new interview with Jarboe.

John Freeman interviewed Karl Ove Knausgaard at Literary Hub.

Joyland has new writing from Jacob Wren.

The Dissolve looks at a new DVD of Miami Blues and, more generally, Charles Willeford on film.

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