Michaelangelo Matos on an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Gay Talese’s “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold.”

Checking in with Saeed Jones at The Advocate.

Thoughts on T. Geronimo Johnson’s Welcome to Braggsville at Public Books.

Signature has thoughts on Ryan Britt’s new essay collection.

Charlie Jane Anders on the new film adaptation of Macbeth.

Sarah Weinman on the best black and white cookies in America.

At Pitchfork: an in-depth look at the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

There’s new poetry from Laura Minor at Hobart.

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