Morning Bites: Rosecrans Baldwin Excerpt, Miranda July, Murakami Gets Boxed, and More

An excerpt from Rosecrans Baldwin’s Paris I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down is up at GQ.  Don’t miss Baldwin in conversation with our own Jason Diamond at Greenlight on May 14th. The folks who put together The Tournament of Books at The Morning News (the site that Baldwin co-founded) discuss the lack of Pulitzer Prize in fiction. Murakami gets a box set. The Rumpus talks to Miranda July. It was a good day for Cynthia Ozick. Vintage razor […]

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Morning Bites: Charlotte Brontë Lady, Miranda July’s Craigslist stuff, Stalin’s Daughter, Lydia Lunch, and more

Our new hero is this lady who lives her life dressed like Charlotte Brontë. Do you want to buy stuff Miranda July bought off Craigslist? Lydia Lunch meets Dominique Strauss Kahn in a purely fictional way at 3: AM Magazine. Julie Klausner talks about the most Jewish episodes of her How Was Your Week? podcast. Barack Obama: fan of indie bookstores. Joseph Stalin’s daughter passed away at the age of 85. Scott Walker is doing a bang up job in Wisconsin.  (No […]

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Bites: Philip Marlowe, Kevin Sampsell Picks, “Literary Hipsters”, Titus Andronicus on The Awl, and More

An essay on Raymond Chandler’s iconic character, Philip Marlowe. (Thanks 3:AM Magazine) Kevin Sampsell picks 9 of the best books from indie publishers. “Literary hipsters” Blake Butler, Tao Lin, Stephen Elliott, and Miranda July’s favorite books of the year. One of those “literary hipsters” wants you to donate his book. T.S. Eliot wrote a letter. The Awl meets Titus Andronicus.

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