Jamil Smith

621 days ago

It's been a while since I shared an item here on Pocket. That'll change from here on out: in the spirit of the late This., at least one item a day. I might reach back into the archives to share some things I've loved from the past few months, but let me start here with this beautiful meditation from my friend Eve Ewing on Frank Ocean, Harper Lee, and the demands we make on the recluse.

Frank Ocean, Harper Lee, and the Reclusive Artist

theatlantic.com

After To Kill a Mockingbird, readers didn’t demand more from its author. For fans of the musician behind Channel Orange, it’s a different story. I was 16 when I first became intrigued with Harper Lee.