At NPR, an advance listen to Kamasi Washington’s new album The Epic.

Your essential nonfiction for today: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Nonviolence as Compliance.”

At the Los Angeles Review of Books: Sofia Samatar on Carmen Maria Machado.

Noisey has a new interview with Jarboe.

John Freeman interviewed Karl Ove Knausgaard at Literary Hub.

Joyland has new writing from Jacob Wren.

The Dissolve looks at a new DVD of Miami Blues and, more generally, Charles Willeford on film.

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