- The Columbia Chronicle takes a look at the rise of small presses in Chicago, including featherproof, Other Voices, and Curbside Splendor.
- Jim Hanas’s Plus Ça Change newsletter is focusing on the life and work of Nathanael West this week. We heartily approve.
- Marc Masters looks at the latest from Real Estate, and in the process makes a spot-on Feelies comparison.
- Alex Wheatle takes a look at the Booker and its relationship to race.