Good morning! Start Friday with these Daily Links

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using an illustration via the Ringer.

Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything, talks about the need for diverse books, her novel’s film adaption (starring Amandla Stenberg!), and more. —Diamond Sharp

Illustration via The New Yorker.

Is the personal essay era dead? Read about how TMI became commodified.

Photo via MTV News.

Chris Cornell, the iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died. Listen to “Blackhole Sun” and check out this touching ode to him and his impact. —Ashley Reese. ♦