#lit hub

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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 #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 #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


J.D. Vance has launched a VC fund named after a Tolkien artifact and backed by Peter Thiel.

As Bloomberg reports, J. D. Vance, bestselling author of Hillbilly Elegy, Yale graduate, and venture capitalist has teamed up with Peter Thiel, Eric Schmidt, and Marc Andreessen of Silicon Valley to establish a venture capital firm in Ohio called Narya Capital. If “Narya” sounds familiar to you,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-10 20:12:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling author #lit hub #silicon valley #marc andreessen #eric schmidt #venture capitalist #hillbilly elegy #bloomberg reports #peter thiel


Lit Hub Daily: December 13, 2019

What would the Anthropocene look like on other planets? Christopher Schaberg on searching for ourselves beyond Earth. | Lit Hub We have a new favorite cookbook and it’s the 1970s classic Cooking for Orgies and Other Large Parties. | Lit Hub The rise of the downfall of the dirtbag heiress:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-13 11:30:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #cookbook #favorite cookbook #lit hub


Lit Hub Daily: December 2, 2019

What was the first book you fell in love with? The Center for Fiction’s 2019 First Novel Prize authors weigh in. | Lit Hub “Disagree with my argument, beliefs, and my politics, but hands off my syntax!” Lore Segal’s love letter to editors. | Lit Hub “Among Larry’s many strengths as a writer,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-02 11:30:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #first novel #lit hub


Lit Hub Daily: November 25, 2019

Here are the 78 best book covers of the year, according to the best designers in the industry. | Lit Hub “Why would you have children in this uncertain world?” How two new books grapple with the ethics of parenthood. | Lit Hub Five great small press audiobooks to gift anyone on your list... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 11:30:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #small press #lit hub #book covers


The 78 Best Book Covers of 2019

This year, at Lit Hub, we spent a lot of time thinking about book cover design. Oliver Munday wrote about designing the cover for Fleur Jaeggy’s newly reissued masterpiece Sweet Days of Discipline; Tree Abraham wrote about designing the (very glittery) cover for T Kira Madden’s Long Live the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:49:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book cover #fatherless girls #long live #kira madden #lit hub #book covers


Lit Hub Daily: November 20, 2019

Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we looked back at every National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction winner of the 21st century. | Book Marks “A closeness comes from an every-day giving of attention.” Nina McLaughlin on finding the natural world in Ovid. | Lit Hub What does the debutante ball... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 11:30:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #lit hub #natural world #book marks #21st century #looked back


Lit Hub Daily: November 8, 2019

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, seven acclaimed books about and from East Germany. | Lit Hub What does “NSFW” mean in the age of social media? On the protean, problematic humor of the internet. | Lit Hub Remembering Stephen Dixon, two-time National Book Award finalist,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 11:30:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #died wednesday #lit hub #berlin wall #30th anniversary


Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #first novel #claire messud #maaza mengiste #monique truong #emma straub #lit hub