Weekend Bites: Ben Marcus Fiction, Mary Halvorson, Lee Rourke Nonfiction, Pat Barker’s Latest, and More

BOMB has published fiction by Ben Marcus.

At Artforum, Sasha Frere-Jones wrote about the music of Mary Halvorson.

Jon Meacham revisited Henry Adams’s 1880 novel Democracy.

3:AM published a new essay by Lee Rourke.

Tor.com explored Pat Barker’s new novel The Silence of the Girls.

At IndieWire, thoughts on the film adaptation of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto.

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