Morning Bites: Jessica Hopper Interviewed, Mid-Year Best Books, New Swans, Revisiting “Hellboy,” and More


Evie Nagy interviewed Jessica Hopper for Bookforum.

Christian Lorentzen on the best books of the year so far.

Paula Bomer interviewed Jimmy LaValle of The Album Leaf.

A new album from Swans is on the way.

At Dusted: notes on the place where Duke Ellington and Krautrock meet.

At Grantland: delving into the history of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy.

Great ideas in literary high school locker design.

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