Afternoon Bites: Binyavanga Wainaina’s Prose, Jim Ruland on Punk and Crime, John Darnielle’s Recommendations, and More

"How to Write About Africa"

At the New York Times, thoughts on a collection of Binyavanga Wainaina’s writing.

PEN is hosting an event on screenwriters and politics.

Jim Ruland wrote about punk and crime in pop culture for CrimeReads.

Aaron Burch has a new journal on Substack called Short Story, Long.

The Chicago Review of Books pondered Brandon Taylor’s new novel.

John Darnielle is recommending books on YouTube now, which is excellent news.

Words Without Borders noted some May books in translation.

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