On siblings, subtle connections between works, and relating to different characters at different ages: At Chapter 16, Susanna Felts interviews Jaimy Gordon about Lord of Misrule and the recently-reissued Bogeywoman.
- Michael Schaub on the work of Craig Thompson: “Habibi isn’t just Thompson’s greatest work yet; it’s one of the most beautiful novels I’ve read this year.”
- “If someone just gave you the facts about Rochester, you’d think, ‘This guy is not on the level.'” Laura Miller interviews Kate Beaton.
- At The Week, Gal Beckerman lists his six favorite books on political movements.
- Novelist Steve Brezenoff is fundraising for the homeless support group YouthLink. He’ll also be at Largehearted Lit at WORD this weekend.