Afternoon Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson, Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir, Marlon James Recommends Fiction, Neighborhood Bars, and More

The Center For Fiction has new nonfiction from Mitchell S. Jackson.

At The Awl, Jason Diamond wrote about the importance and disappearance of neighborhood bars.

The finalists for the Kirkus Prize have been announced.

Greil Marcus wrote about Carrie Brownstein’s memoir.

At Literary Hub, Marlon James recommends Jamaican fiction.

A look at the forthcoming adaptation of Kevin Wilson’s The Family Fang.

Pilot Viruet wrote about Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut.

Kathe Koja and Elizabeth Hand discussed a host of topics.

Rob Spillman was interviewed at PEN.

Talking with the Couplet Reading Series.

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