Afternoon Bites: The Minus Times Gets Anthologized, James Renner on “Aqualung,” The Tournament of Books Begins, And More

James Renner’s The Man From Primrose Lane is a head-spinning novel that opens as a kind of locked-room mystery and then gets exponentially weirder, and steadily more compelling. And now, Renner has made a playlist for Largehearted Boy. On “Aqualung”: “If you’re writing about creepy serial killers hunting young girls, you must download this oldie.” (Fun facts: one Vol.1 editor has been known to sing a mean “Aqualung” at karaoke.) Today marks the first matchup in 2012’s Tournament of Books: Emma Straub […]

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