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: 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: July 18, 2024

In the undertaking of a lifetime, James Folta ranks 100 iconic ALA posters of celebrities urging you to read. | Lit Hub Maris Kreizman on being one of 500 literary voices who contributed to that New York Times best books of the century list: “If you’re a real book lover you know that 10 slots […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: June 18, 2024

“We are all unreliable narrators, recounting our stories through the filters of perception and memory.” Matt Young considers the nuances of memoir and autofiction. | Lit Hub Craft Levi Vonk on Summer Brenner’s Dust and the complexities inherent to writing about the South. | Lit Hub Criticism... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 18, 2024

“It always says the same thing: the vast majority of writers don’t earn enough from writing to make a decent living.” David Hill reflects on writing as labor. | Lit Hub Memoir Ethel Rohan on writing about grief: “For most of my life, I’ve suffered in shame and silence while the men who hurt me […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 14, 2023

To the members of the literary community we lost this year, we say a last thank you, and goodbye. | Lit Hub Shaan Sachdev pens an ode to Chandler Bing, “one of sarcasm’s most effective global exporters.” | Lit Hub Film & TV What Rachel Zucker is reading now and next, from Mary Ruefle’s The […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 12, 2023

“Each of these portraits is, as advertised and expected, profoundly ‘humane.’” Gideon Lewis-Kraus recommends Nathan Thrall’s A Day in the Life of Abed Salama. | Lit Hub Criticism The 138 best book covers of 2023, as chosen by some of the industry’s best book cover designers. | Lit Hub Design... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 8, 2023

Monty Python, blasphemers: When the culture wars came for a little film called Life of Brian. | Lit Hub Film & TV “Moderation did not win the public’s favor.” How hot beverages became all the rage in 18th-century Britain. | Lit Hub History Debbie Urbanski urges novelists to think about AI... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 2, 2023

Hannah Lillith Assadi on losing home, identity, and her father: “I wonder what it is I have inherited from him more profoundly: his Palestinian-ness or his propensity to fall?” | Lit Hub Memoir At the Refocus Film Festival, Kristen Roupenian and director Susanna Fogel talk about adapting “Cat... 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 Daily: August 23, 2023

“No one needs my opinion about books.” Longtime indie bookseller Josh Cook against the cultural authoritarianism of “good taste.” | Lit Hub Criticism When folk went mainstream: On Harry Everett Smith and the cultural paradigm shift that his Anthology of American Folk Music. | Lit Hub Music... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 11, 2023

Jess deCourcy Hinds hopefully predicts a new trend in book publishing: the librarian memoir. | Lit Hub Libraries “It’s like someone hitting you on the side of the head. It’s marvelous.” Former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed talks to Allan Jones about making an unlistenable album. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 4, 2023

How author Aimie K. Runyan found a new way to approach story for her “reluctant reader” children. | Lit Hub Parenting “My wife was actually kind of freaked out by how happy I was during that time.” Adrian Tomine on the delight of collaborating on the film adaptation of his graphic novel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 2, 2023

Julie Schumacher on 30 years of correspondence with her late friend, Melissa Bank: “I feel the impulse to write to her when I see the coil of postage stamps on my desk, or when I read a book that I wish she could read.” | Lit Hub Memoir When the Beatles found their voice. | […] 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

HAPPY PRIDE: 37 Drag Race contestants (and RuPaul) on drag as an art form and the show’s legacy • Jess deCourcy Hinds on building an LGBTQ picture book library for her queer family • Cat Sebastian on the unexpected power of Mary Renault’s The Charioteer, the 1950s novel that presaged queer... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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