Afternoon Bites: Jesmyn Ward, John Ashbery Remembered, Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Latest, LCD Soundsystem, and More


NPR talked fiction and place with Jesmyn Ward.

The Paris Review has published a remembrance of John Ashbery.

Feel like reading a review of Patty Yumi Cottrell’s novel in the form of a text adventure game?

André Alexis debuted new work at a reading at The Woodbridge Farm.

Pitchfork reviewed LCD Soundsystem’s new album American Dream.

At Broadly, Judy Berman reviewed Ann Powers’s new book Good Booty.

Will Chancellor interviewed Nick Laird for BOMB.

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