Philip Roth was born on this day in 1933.
- Sarah Manguso talks to Brad Listi at the Other People podcast.
- Philip Lopate reviews the collection of John Leonard’s essays, Reading For My Life: Writings, 1958-2008, for the New York Times.
- Emma Straub goes to the Museum of Natural History for Rookie.
- At Harpers, Scott Horton asks Masha Gessen six questions. Gessen’s The Man Without a Face is reviewed in this week’s New Yorker .
- What President Obama’s NCAA brackets say to one person.