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Lit Hub Weekly: June 21 – 25, 2021

“It’s a place for writers to publish and earn money directly and instantaneously without any traditional publishing gatekeepers. It’s also a brand-new subculture cut off from a larger writing culture that doesn’t understand it.” Walker Caplan on the writers using NFTs to make a living. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-26 10:30:01 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #traditional publishing #lit hub


Lit Hub Daily: April 6, 2021

Erik Hoel on the joy of growing up in an indie bookstore—and with his badass single mom, who opened The Jabberwocky in 1972 when she was 23 years old. | Lit Hub Memoir “You may have noticed that anger is making a comeback for women.” Gina Frangello on rage and infidelity. | Lit Hub “These […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 09:30:32 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lit hub #gina frangello


Today in late capitalism: Here is a coloring book that teaches children about credit.

Can you think of a single feel-good news story from the past five years that isn’t, at its core, an indictment of the society in which we live? Here at Lit Hub, one of our most-read stories last year was “Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.” While I don’t... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 16:10:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #coloring book #libraries #free pantries #free libraries #most-read stories #lit hub #late capitalism


Lit Hub Weekly: February 8 – 12, 2021

“Still, the best, most generative conversations mostly happen out of the public eye.” Wayne Miller on the hazards of talking poetry on social media. | Lit Hub As Gabriel Byrne watches his father’s decline, he wonders if it’s ever possible to be truly honest with himself. | Lit Hub Memoir “It... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-13 11:30:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lit hub #public eye


Lit Hub Daily: February 11, 2021

A reading list for taking kink seriously, curated by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Literature Live Around the World director Teresa Grøtan talks world peace and literary logistics in bringing together 12 global book festivals for tomorrow’s live program. | Lit Hub “It... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-11 11:30:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reading list #lit hub #garth greenwell


Lit Hub Daily: January 29, 2021

“Much of what has been created to give purpose to lonely, empty hours will not be seen by future generations—the muffins eaten, the gardens remodeled or abandoned. Words on the page, though, have longevity.” Anne Youngson considers pandemic hobbies and writing fiction. | Lit Hub What it’s like... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-29 11:30:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #lit hub #writing fiction


Lit Hub Daily: January 15, 2021

What if the stories we tell in order to live happen to be conspiracy theories? William J. Bernstein on the evolutionary origins of collective delusion. | Lit Hub History Refugee, resident, dissident: Yiyun Li introduces Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir about her stay in a Chicago psychiatric... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 11:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lit hub #conspiracy theories


Is the next book cover trend . . . rainbows?

As I was scrolling through Lit Hub’s massive 2021 preview, I noticed something: Rainbows. Specifically, several books featuring full-cover, highly saturated, blurrily blended rainbows. I can only assume, considering that rainbows are generally considered to be a) pretty b) gay and c) paths to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-08 18:00:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book cover #generally considered #lit hub


Lit Hub Daily: September 11, 2020

Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred Years of Solitude the success it is today? | Lit Hub When in doubt, smile like an axolotl: Aimee Nezhukumatathil writes in praise of the “Mexican Walking Fish,” the cutest creature on planet earth. | Lit Hub Nature “The master who... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 10:30:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american publishing #planet earth #lit hub #hundred years


Lit Hub Daily: August 21, 2020

How to write a millennial character: Emma Jane Unsworth wades in where lesser mortals dare not go. | Lit Hub A love letter to The Catcher in the Rye: Mary O’Connell on her favorite book and its conflicted legacy. | Lit Hub Thirteen ways of looking at flash fiction: Grant Faulkner on the infinite... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-21 10:30:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #favorite book #flash fiction #love letter #lit hub


The Essential Steven Millhauser: Where to Start With An Underrated American Master

Steven Millhauser: Pulitzer Prize winner. Certified Writer’s Writer. Big in France. Reported Ping-Pong champ. A master short story writer who never quite seems to get his due. George Saunders before George Saunders, though sans the gooey center. Lit Hub’s own Jonny Diamond recently called him... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-03 08:49:28 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pulitzer prize #george saunders #lit hub


Mieko Kawakami on Her Favorite Murakami Story

At Lit Hub, David Karashima asked five Japanese writers, including Yoko Ogawa and Masatsugu Ono, to discuss their favorite short stories by Haruki Murakami. Mieko Kawakami, author of Breasts and Eggs, praises the story on loneliness and lost, “Tony Takitani.” “I think of Murakami as an athlete,”... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-07-22 20:30:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories #japanese writers #lit hub #mieko kawakami #haruki murakami


Lit Hub Daily: June 10, 2020

In order to create the Ultimate Summer 2020 Reading List, we’ve ventured into unfamiliar territory and employed… math. | Lit Hub How JK Rowling betrayed the world she created: Gabrielle Bellot on growing up with the Harry Potter universe. | Lit Hub “The pace and frequency of Trump’s falsehoods... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 10:30:25 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harry potter #lit hub


Lit Hub Daily: May 4, 2020

Tori Amos opens up about her creative process (hint: it involves listening to The Muses). | Lit Hub Memoir In honor of the 155th anniversary of Alice’s tumble down the rabbit hole, 20 artists’ visions of her adventures in Wonderland. | Lit Hub “They had the same power—to stick in the throat of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-04 10:30:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lit hub #rabbit hole


Lit Hub Daily: April 23, 2020

Rebecca Solnit: Life inside this strange new fairytale doesn’t have to be lonely. | Lit Hub “The most detrimental book in existence,” and more one-star Amazon reviews of… the dictionary. | Lit Hub “How could I know how precious that hug would feel weeks later.” Gabriel Bump on a book tour in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 10:30:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book tour #gabriel bump #lit hub #life inside #rebecca solnit


We Owe More to Our Young Writers: On the Relevance of the Workshop

In post 11/8 America, the citizenry became more aware, more active, more willing to submit themselves to self-examination. Yet while the world of journals both print (Freeman’s), and online (Guernica, Lit Hub, Electric Literature), have increased their commitment to the exploration of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 08:49:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing world #lit hub #young writers #electric literature


Lit Hub Daily: April 15, 2020

“We are so hungry. We dance all day long.” Phyllis Grant on what ballet does to your relationship with food. | Lit Hub Say what you will about capitalism—it really moves a plot along. David Moloney offers a reading list of bad jobs in literature. | Lit Hub ON THE VBC: Michael Arceneaux talks... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-15 10:30:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reading list #lit hub #day long


Lit Hub Daily: March 19, 2020

THESE TIMES: Italy’s answer to coronavirus is a classic published almost 200 years ago · Big-hearted strangers are turning Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries · Ina Garten and Samin Nosrat are here to help with your lockdown cooking. | Lit Hub An environmentally ethical argument for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-19 10:30:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #lit hub #free libraries


Lit Hub Daily: March 17, 2020

THESE TIMES: How to support your local bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic · What China’s literary community is reading during the pandemic · The first lines of 10 classic novels rewritten for social distancing · Can’t decide what to read? Tell us your favorites and we’ll recommend a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-17 10:30:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #lit hub #ll recommend #social distancing #local bookstores #coronavirus pandemic


Lit Hub Daily: February 10, 2020

Vivian Gornick and the revolution that won’t end: John Freeman profiles the author of Unfinished Business. | Lit Hub “What are we to do with the art of profoundly compromised men?” Zan Romanoff on Adrienne Miller’s memoir of life with literary men, including David Foster Wallace.  | Lit Hub “It... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-10 09:49:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #adrienne miller #lit hub #vivian gornick