Lit Hub Daily: August 27, 2021

“By the time I was born, the city had been conquered thrice, by the British, the Japanese, and the military junta. Three enemies to symbolize the three torments of the mind.” Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint on war, reincarnation, and the changing names of Myanmar. | Lit Hub Memoir Jeffrey Webb revisits the battle for Blair […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: October 17, 2023

“They are closing out the space for a Palestinian voice.” An open letter to the Frankfurt Book Fair in support of Adania Shibli, from more than 350 writers, editors, and publishers. | Lit Hub “I don’t have time to write about the soul. / There are bodies to count.” Read a poem by Hala Alyan. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 29, 2023

The art of adaptation in Iowa City: Hannah Bonner introduces the (second annual) Refocus Film Festival. | Lit Hub Film “Desire is always silly, and self-serious, and enormous, and and and and and and.” Isle McElroy on the art of the sex scene. | Lit Hub Craft Trick or treat: 23 new books in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 19, 2023

Kate Roberts considers the latest wave of chronic illness memoirs, which entwine the personal with the sociopolitical. | Lit Hub Memoir It’s a banger week for new books: Here are 28 out today. | The Hub 38 literary movies and TV shows to watch this fall (brought to you by writers who deserve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 15, 2023

Terrell Tannen recalls trying to adapt Jim Harrison’s novels for Hollywood—and making a friend in Harrison along the way. | Lit Hub Memoir “I can’t approve of this movie, and by all rights, I could hate it. But I am enthralled.” Annie Berke revisits The Notebook adaptation, (nearly) 20 years... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 6, 2023

25 new novels we think you should read this fall. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Yiyun Li muses on class, money, joy, and luxury—for writers and their characters. | Lit Hub Memoir Where creatives went to play: Jonathan Miles captures the “potent cultural cocktail” of the French Riviera. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: August 21-25, 2023

“Whatever has been invented, Le Guin teaches us, can be reinvented.” John Plotz revisits Earthsea. | Lit Hub Criticism Moeen Farrokhi on writing and humiliation under Iranian censorship: “I began to question the very act of writing itself.” | Lit Hub Memoir “No one needs my opinion about books.”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 18, 2023

“Once I can’t rely on sight to write anymore, will I, like Borges, no longer be quite sure who is writing this page?” Andrew Leland on Jorge Luis Borges’ blindness and his own. | Lit Hub Memoir It’s a banger week for new books, starting with a new Whitehead. | The Hub Alfred J. Naddaff […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: June 13, 2023

While visiting Italy’s vanishing towns, Dominic Smith muses on abandonment both physical and emotional. | Lit Hub Memoir 26 new books out today for your summer reading glow-up. | The Hub “When we write ‘I’ in the personal essay it is a philosophical act as much as it is a creative one.” Sarah... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: June 1, 2023

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Lit Hub Daily: May 9, 2023

“Even though every atom in my body told me opening a shop would be an economic failure, I’d hoped it would save us.” Kelly McMasters on starting a bookstore to save her marriage. | Lit Hub Memoir 21 new books out today: Shakespeare! Eurovision! Revenge! | The Hub This month’s Lit Hub Asks: 5... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 5, 2023

“Too distasteful, too sordid, and too shameful.” Pauline Harmange on why she needed to write about her abortion. | Lit Hub Memoir Janet Steen on mourning the end of her brother’s story. | Lit Hub Elissa Suh reviews the forlorn, faithful new adaptation of Paolo Cognetti’s award-winning novel The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 28, 2023

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Independent Bookstore Day, the Lit Hub staff pens odes to ten of the best bookstores in the world. | Lit Hub Michelle Yeoh stars in American Born Chinese, the Gossip Girl creators adapt City on Fire, and two star-studded casts take on an apocalypse and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 26, 2023

“I learned at a very early age that I wouldn’t be getting from my mother what most kids get from their mothers.” Lucinda William recalls the turbulence of growing up with a sick mother. | Lit Hub Memoir Diksa Bashu on learning to cook as an adult—and how returning to her grandmother’s Delhi... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 17, 2023

“Pugilistic metaphors and hard-drinking aphorisms … a brittle misogyny and a vainglorious narcissism. And then there are all the dead animals.” David Barnes considers the baggage of Ernest Hemingway, 100 years after his first published work. | Lit Hub Criticism Welcome to the Shakespeare... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 13, 2023

Omer Aziz on finding himself trapped between East and West in Jerusalem: “Everywhere I went there had been an implicit question everyone seemed to be asking: What side are you on?” | Lit Hub Memoir Books from the life of Isabella Stewart Gardner, the most important arts patron you’ve never heard... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 12, 2023

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Lit Hub Daily: April 3, 2023

“Transness emerges at the sight of other trans people living happily in the world.” Rafael Frumkin on top surgery, the beauty of the trans body, and building a world to feel safe in. | Lit Hub Memoir How Fabio Pusterla discovered a lifelong love of poetry (translated by Will Schutt). | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 16, 2023

Alexa Hagerty decodes the messages of trauma written in the skeletons of Argentina’s death flights victims. | Lit Hub History “Just when you think you’re about to get a thick and steamy anthology of what women want, we find the same censorship and control at play.” Is Gillian Anderson’s new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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