The great Samuel R. Delany was born on this day in 1942. Here’s The Paris Review‘s interview with him.

Rob Spillman wrote about Paul Beatty’s The Sellout at Guernica.

There’s a new issue of Midnight Breakfast, featuring (among others) Irvine Welsh interviewed by Dmitry Samarov, and new fiction from D. Foy.

At Pitchfork, Maura Johnston wrote about Tidal and streaming music services.

Feel like watching Janaka Stucky make a television appearance?

De La Soul are raising money for a new album on Kickstarter.

At The Dissolve: a trailer for the new Jonathan Franzen-produced film Emptying the Skies.

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