In our afternoon reading: an interview with Lynn Steger Strong, new nonfiction from Walter Mosley and Sara Lippmann, and much more.
Morning Bites: Swans, Paris Review Awards, White Male Nerds, Encyclopedia Britannica, Mad Men and Race, and More
Amie Barrodale has won the Paris Review’s Plimpton Prize, and Adam Wilson captured the Terry Southern Prize for Humor. Goodbye Encyclopedia Britannica. The 244-year-old encyclopedia will cease print. Irin Camron goes to SXSW and find that white dudes pretty much dominate nerd culture. A Nick Drake film for you. The new Swans album is going to feature Karen O. and Low. Does Mad Men handle race in the 1960s accurately? Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.