Afternoon Bites: Bitchin Bajas Cover Sun Ra, Zadie Smith’s Play, Polly Barton Interviewed, and More

Switched On Ra

At Pitchfork, thoughts on Bitchin Bajas’ new album of Sun Ra covers.

The CLMP explored publishers offering holiday discounts this year.

Alexander Chee interviewed Amitava Kumar at Bookforum.

Bookmunch pondered Zadie Smith’s first play.

The Quietus delved into the year’s best albums.

At Asymptote Journal, talking language with Polly Barton.

Dusted reviewed the new album from David Christian and the Pinecone Orchestra.

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