Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020

“I have never in my life met anyone with such an acute lexical feel for the specific word needed, for the hidden rhythm of a prose sentence.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on his beloved wife Aliya. | Lit Hub Memoir “I am no longer acquainted with the people who made drug ingestion easy, or free, or carefree.” Wendy Ortiz […] The post Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020 first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Weekly: March 2 – 6, 2020

How J. Edgar Hoover used the power of libraries for (gasp!) evil. | Lit Hub History “Mechanical travel blunts our sense of the world.” On the reverie and detachment of the American road trip. | Lit Hub Travel On the magic sentences of Lauren Groff, creating action without verbs. | Lit... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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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

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Lit Hub Daily: November 13, 2019

“An unrequited crush on an English teacher is a great gig if you can get it.” From Little Women to Fleabag, Janet Manley considers the appeal of action at a distance. | Lit Hub Meet the National Book Award finalists (who kindly agreed to answer some of our questions). | Lit Hub Testimonies from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Lit Hub Daily: August 23, 2019

FALL 2019 NONFICTION PREVIEW: All this week we’ve been highlighting our most anticipated books on a variety of subjects, from history and biography to memoir and essay collections to politics and social science. The final installments: tech and science.  | Lit Hub “Everything about Jo repulsed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 9, 2019

“The phrase ‘common-or-garden dick’ in a medieval poem? Yes, please.” On the gleefully indecent lines of the Medieval Welsh feminist poet Gwerful Mechain. | Lit Hub For the anxious historical fiction writer, Caitlin Horrocks offers some permissions for writing into the past. | Lit Hub “As a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: July 12 – 16

What Borges’ science fiction got right about the importance of forgetting, according to child psychiatry. | Lit Hub Science Searching for Moby-Dick (and the elusive truths of America’s pastime): Rick White goes deep on Bill James, Herman Melville, and the whaleness of Whiteyball. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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The Most Popular In-Demand Books In U.S. Libraries: October–December 2020

From antiracism books to Reese's YA book club picks, here are the most uniquely popular books in US libraries from Quarter 4, 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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The Millions Top Ten: December 2020

In the final month of 2020, we retired two books to our Hall of Fame: one from a debut author and the other from a two-time veteran. The post The Millions Top Ten: December 2020 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Lit Hub Weekly: January 11 – 15, 2021

When white supremacist mobs threaten democracy: David Zucchino on the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 and the Capitol Insurrection of 2021. | Lit Hub Politics Navigating the intricacies of race and the violence of antiblackness: Nadia Owusu reflects on her early years in America. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 11, 2020

The books we love coming out this week include new titles from C.M. Waggoner, Eley Williams, and Kwei Quartey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 14, 2020

Don Winslow sells a trilogy to William Morrow for seven figures, Dey Street buys a memoir from Moon Unit Zappa, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Book Deals: December 9, 2020

Convergent lands bestselling author Philip Yancey’s life story, including his upbringing in the South; Broadleaf takes a guide to the ancient Enneagram typing system geared toward Black women, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What We're Reading December 2020

Take a look at previous What We’re Reading blogs for more reading inspiration.Don’t Worry, Little Crab by Chris HaughtonAll Chris Haughton’s delightful picture books for young children open with a quotation, which the story then evinces. His latest, surprisingly, quotes Anaïs Nin: ‘Life shrinks... Continue reading at British Council global

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 7, 2020

Ernest Cline has the #2 book in the country with 'Ready Player Two.' Charles Yu won the National Book Award for Fiction and Holly Black's book reaches #5 on our children’s fiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to: * Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections)  Éireann Lorsung (The Century) Christa Parravani (Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Famed Neustadt Lit Fest for 2020 Goes 100% Online

News and Events World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced today that the 2020 Neustadt Lit Festival will be held entirely online from Oct. 19-21. The festival will... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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