Morrissey, super-hero: a still from a potential comic book series based on the Smiths frontman.

Longtime Los Angeles Times book critic Richard Rayner is moving his column to the scrappier (and, for now, online-only) Los Angeles Review of Books.

The American Scholar publishes ‘The New Generation,’ a previously un-translated story by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

“The concept is pretty simple,” says the creator of a forthcoming anthology of comics inspired by The Smiths: “What’s the story that plays in your head when you listen to your favorite Smiths song?”

With Atavist, Byliner, and other long-form publishing platforms coming into vogue, the Los Angeles Times wonders, “is long-form nonfiction making a comeback?”

What should Martin Amis do in Brooklyn? Slate has some suggestions.

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