Errol Morris has some good things to say about Stephen King’s 11/22/63 in this weekend’s New York Times Book Review, and coins the phrase “the weird quotidian” in the process. (Morris also chatted with King for the paper’s ArtsBeat blog.)
- Amelia Gray, recently arrived in the city in question, on Los Angeles’s literary scene.
- At HTML Giant, news of the next issue of New York Tyrant.
- Alexander Chee on David Mazzuchelli’s Asterios Polyp.
- Warren Ellis’s “The Near Future of Pop” is one of the best pieces of music writing we’ve encountered this year.