Afternoon Bites: Liu Cixin, Karen Stefano’s Memoir, Jayson Greene, Tom Waits on Books, and More

At The New Yorker, exploring the speculative fiction of Liu Cixin.

Jim Ruland reviewed Karen Stefano’s memoir What a Body Remembers.

Jayson Greene discussed writing about grief at Literary Hub.

At Ad Hoc, thoughts on Julien Baker’s new single.

Ever wonder what Tom Waits’s favorite books are? Wonder no longer.

The New York Times explored the Dutch history of the Hudson Valley.

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