Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2020

The romanticized Belle Epoque in Paris was an age of political crisis: Julian Barnes on a (different) age of fake news and “gangster imperialism.” | Lit Hub History “Your friends say The novelist, Brandon Taylor, and you want to die of shame.” When the short story writer (reluctantly) goes long. | Lit Hub Long coats, vests, […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2021

Kristin Iversen profiles Patricia Lockwood, writer of crystalline sentences, really good tweets, and a new novel about much more than the internet. | Lit Hub Yemisi Adegoke grapples with what it means to be a “returnee” to Lagos, after growing up in the UK. | Lit Hub Memoir “Am I prepared? Is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 27, 2020

“I try to hide how unreal those two deaths are to me. No, not unreal. It’s just I can’t make them matter.” Elizabeth Tallent on death, silence and the intimacies of sadness. | Lit Hub Memoir Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer lays out a plan for the future of democracy. | Lit Hub Politics “It’s […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 26, 2020

“I have worlds of things to tell you, and my pen is not swift enough to answer my purpose at all.” A glimpse inside the best summer of Emily Dickinson’s life. | Lit Hub Emily Temple watched 2oth-century bookstore classic You’ve Got Mail for the first time ever, and has VERY strong feelings about... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 25, 2020

“How many women had read The Price of Salt and recognized themselves in Therese and Carol, believing themselves the only ones?” Antonia Angress discovers a secret literary love in the margins of the Patricia Highsmith classic. | Lit Hub Making sense of a bullshit society: A reading list by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Lit Hub Daily: October 18, 2022

Unsurprisingly, George Saunders is kind of a chaotic reader. | Lit Hub Ross Gay sings the praises of adult braces, feeling needed, and kissing a very small dog one million times. | Lit Hub Memoir “It is this uneasiness that helped me nurture such a wild and fucked-up imagination—an imagination... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Lit Hub Daily: February 16, 2022

“She was a renaissance woman in the most exemplary sense.” Morgan Jerkins on the underread Jessie Redmon Fauset. | Lit Hub History Ilan Stevens in praise of the American library, an “essential ingredient” of democracy. | Lit Hub Bookstores & Libraries “Few others so relentlessly place the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 26, 2021

“Like so many women novelists of previous centuries, Yezierska’s canonical status is a phenomenon of the recent past.” Catherine Rottenberg on the overdue revival of Anzia Yezierska. | Lit Hub Fashion isn’t frivolous: Francesca Granata recommends books central to our understanding of femininity,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Lit Hub Daily: February 5, 2021

“I needed help because I was the one who carried the psychic burden of our home, its physical state, all the time.” Laura Cronk considers ghosts and the gendered work of cleaning house. | Lit Hub Memoir Russell Shorto on realizing that his grandfather was a small-town mobster and (reluctantly)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 1, 2021

“Is it the fault of the mother that her child will suffer? Or is empire, white supremacy, the denial of ongoing genocide, and the prison industrial system to blame?” Randa Jarrar on Palestinian mothers, the Virgin Mary, and the Mothers of the Movement. | Lit Hub Memoir The internet has been... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 23, 2020

Want to feel hungry? Read Bryan Washington on his year in takeout orders. | The New Yorker “In the end, Chang’s trauma, and the trauma he inflicted on other people, becomes part of his public persona, while we simply carry ours.” Hannah Selinger on what—and who—David Chang’s memoir leaves out. |... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 9, 2020

“I personally know the author of this story you’re reading.” Oh look, a new story by Rachel Kushner. | Lit Hub Fiction Finding your craft: Wright Thompson on bourbon, books, and writing your way out of small-town America. | Lit Hub Memoir “He ripped his shirt open, revealing the bloody tooth,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 16, 2020

“The temptation to hide the word because the reality of rape is so horrific only made it more critical that it stood front and center in my book.” Memoirist Michelle Bowdler on saying the unsayable. | Lit Hub Memoir “Like poetry, flash often relies on the tiny detail, the single image, or some... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 3, 2020

“We have taken a path of improvisation and experimentation.” How the literary world reinvented the book festival in real time. | Lit Hub “To be forever alone in your own kingdom seems a unique kind of heartbreak.” LA’s resident mountain lion is a lonely hunter. | Lit Hub Nature The age of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: October 26, 2020

“My hope was that by embracing openness and vulnerability, my readers would understand and empathize with the situation I had found myself in.” Allison Wood talks to Luna Adler about what a memoir can do. | Lit Hub Memoir “There is enough evidence in the public record to support a complaint that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: October 9, 2020

“The road was a community in which we all pursued our destination at our own pace.” Lynne Sharon Schwartz on a lifetime in cars. | Lit Hub Memoir “People say I arrived in Trump’s America, but is it really Trump’s?” Ajibola Tolase making the move from Nigeria to the USA. | Lit Hub Politics “I’ve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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