Afternoon Bites: Laird Barron Excerpted, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Latest, Outsider Art, Steve Erickson, and More


CrimeReads has published an excerpt from Laird Barron’s new novel Blood Standard.

At Bookmunch, thoughts on Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Call Me Zebra.

Hyperallergic delved into a new show of outsider at at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

There’s new nonfiction by Steve Erickson at McSweeney’s.

At the Los Angeles Times, thoughts on a Walt Whitman-inspired opera.

Levi Stahl recommended some books at the Seattle Review of Books.

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