Today brings with it the news that both Günter Grass and Eduardo Galeano have passed away. We recommend checking out Grass’s Paris Review Art of Fiction interview, and Dave Zirin’s tribute to Galeano’s excellent Soccer in Sun and Shadow.

At The Believer: an interview with Amber Tamblyn.

Heather O’Donnell on The Great Gatsby and book dealers.

An excellent essay from Jillian Mapes at Flavorwire.

The lineup for the latest edition of Couplet looks excellent.

At Cosmopolitan: new writing from Jana Hunter.

Mark Richardson on Solo, the new album from Nils Frahm.

At Literary Hub: notes on book covers.

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