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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