Weekend Bites: Maaza Mengiste, Jac Jemc on Ghost Stories, Farooq Ahmed, N. K. Jemisin on Comics, and More

"The Shadow King" cover

At the New York Times, a review of Maaza Mengiste’s novel The Shadow King.

Jac Jemc recommended great ghost stories at Publishers Weekly.

At PANK, thoughts on Farooq Ahmed’s Kansastan.

N. K. Jemisin discussed her new foray into comics at io9.

Feel like reading an excerpt from Alex Allison’s The Art of the Body?

Pitchfork reviewed the new album from Chastity Belt.

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