Morning Bites: Shirley Hazzard Remembered, 2016’s Best Novels, Claire Messud on Dogs, and More


The great Shirley Hazzard has died. We highly recommend the wide-ranging interviews with her in The Paris Review and The Believer.

Electric Literature on the year’s 25 best novels.

There’s powerful new writing from T Kira Madden at Guernica.

Claire Messud wrote about her dogs at Literary Hub.

At Longreads, thoughts on the year’s best essays and criticism.

Jason Diamond was interviewed on Otherppl.

At Impose, thoughts on new music from Alejandro Bento.

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