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Lit Hub Weekly: May 2-6, 2022

Lost in the subject matter: Gerald Murnane rereads his first novel, Tamarisk Road, nearly 50 years later. | Lit Hub Why Twitter loves James Baldwin (and whether that’s a good thing). | Lit Hub A quiet reply to a life cut short: Elisha Cooper on coming to terms with what killed his brother. | Lit... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-07 10:30:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lit hub #good thing #subject matter


Shelf Talkers: The Bookshop in East Nashville, Tennessee

Shelf Talkers is a new series at Lit Hub where booksellers from independent bookstores around the country share their favorite reads of the moment. Here are recommendations from the staff at The Bookshop, a store in East Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 2016. * Kyle Lucia Wu, Win Me Something... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-11 08:51:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop #tin house #favorite reads #independent bookstores #lit hub


Exclusive cover reveal: Elizabeth Strout’s Lucy by the Sea.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Pulitzer-winning author Elizabeth Strout’s latest novel Lucy by the Sea, which will be published by Random House this September. In Lucy by the Sea, Strout follows Lucy—the protagonist of My Name is Lucy Barton and Oh William!—through the early days of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-22 18:56:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #covid-19 pandemic #early days #lit hub #elizabeth strout #lucy barton


Exclusive cover reveal: Suad Amiry’s Mother of Strangers.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Suad Amiry’s new novel, Mother of Strangers, which will be published by Penguin Random House this August. Mother of Strangers, based on a true story, follows the lives of 15-year-old mechanic Subhi and 13-year-old Shams, the girl he hopes to marry one... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-07 15:36:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #penguin random house #true story #lit hub


Exclusive cover reveal: Laura Warrell’s Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Laura Warrell’s debut novel Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm, which will be published by Pantheon in fall 2022. Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm follows Circus Palmer, a forty-year-old Boston-based trumpet player and old-school ladies’ man, who lives for his music... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-03 15:00:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #lit hub


George Saunders on Overcoming Uncertainty in Writing

The following first appeared in Lit Hub’s The Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. It is from Story Club with George Saunders, a Substack publication and literary community where Saunders offers weekly discussions of the craft of the short story. Both free and paid subscriptions are... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-25 09:51:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #paid subscriptions #short story #lit hub #george saunders


Lit Hub Daily: February 22, 2022

Jane Pek considers Pride and Prejudice, the gay marriage movement, and the choice to marry. | Lit Hub Baby steps: Ben Okri reflects on how writing a children’s book is an antidote to doomsday thinking. | Lit Hub “It is a place to learn about the naked self.” Daniel Genis on reading his way... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-22 11:30:55 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #daniel genis #lit hub #doomsday thinking


Lit Hub Daily: January 13, 2022

“‘High-Risk.’ Was I that? What did those words even mean?” Edgar Gomez on sex, desire, and going on PrEP. | Lit Hub Memoir David Hollander considers how fiction can save us from despair. | Lit Hub “The true story of the diary’s composition reveals how much thought and effort Anne put into... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-13 11:30:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #true story #lit hub


Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2022

And just like that . . . 2021 is over. Like any year, it had its share of disappointments, triumphs, and scandals. There were some good books published and some good literary adaptations to watch. There were great book covers, great book reviews, and even (if we do say so ourselves) a few great... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-05 14:17:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #great book #anticipated books #lit hub


Kyle Lucia Wu on What Novelists Can Learn From Poets

The following first appeared in Lit Hub’s Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. * While writing my first novel, I was hungry for advice, like many young writers, and soaked up tenets like write every day or wake up before work to go to your desk or hit 1000 words every session. But these... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-12 09:55:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #novelists #young writers #lit hub


A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-05 19:27:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book publishing #lit hub #tv shows


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