Morning Bites: Isabel Waidner’s Novel, Nelson George on Burt Bacharach, Yo La Tengo Returns, and More

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Matt Bell pondered Isabel Waidner’s Sterling Karat Gold.

PEN has news on a law that could threaten the right to protest.

Nelson George revisited the songs of Burt Bacharach.

Laurie Stone discussed Janet Malcolm’s Still Pictures.

At Shondaland, an interview with Marc Maron.

Pitchfork delved into Yo La Tengo’s new album.

At the New Republic, Michael Friedrich wrote about new books on housing.

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