Afternoon Bites: Literary Disappearances, BuzzFeed Reader Debuts, Helen Oyeyemi’s Latest, Heron Oblivion, and More


Jim Ruland on the novels Ways to Disappear and Perfect Days, literary disappearances, and the legacy of Clarice Lispector.

BuzzFeed Reader has debuted, featuring writing from Melissa Broder, Helen Oyeyemi, and more.

The Times reviewed Helen Oyeyemi’s new collection.

Christopher R. Weingarten on the show where Prince announced his memoir.

NPR has a review of Sofia Samatar’s The Winged Histories.

A new essay from Jenny Zhang on clothes, shopping malls, and cultural appropriation.

At Dusted: thoughts on Heron Oblivion’s self-titled debut.

Charlie Jane Anders on the novel Lovecraft Country.

Here’s new fiction by William VanDenBerg.

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