Afternoon Bites: Ralph Ellison, Michael Farris Smith’s Bookshelves, Soft Plastics, Inside 11:11 Press, and More

"Juneteenth" cover

At The New Yorker, revisiting Ralph Ellison’s Juneteenth.

This list of mutual aid groups around the country is a useful resource.

Gabino Iglesias talked bookshelves with Michael Farris Smith.

At, thoughts on the year in books so far.

Dusted reviewed the new album from Soft Plastics.

Steph Post recommended books due out later this year.

LitReactor took an inside look at 11:11 Press.

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