Lit Hub Daily: June 29, 2020

“Maybe the WPA let new passions into the public space.” David A. Taylor on how the government supported the arts during the (first) Great Depression. | Lit Hub History Missing the drama of sports? James Tate Hill has some audiobook recommendations to fill the competitive void. | Lit Hub Audiobooks Election Day in small-town America: Heather […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-29 10:30:26 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: June 29, 2020

“Maybe the WPA let new passions into the public space.” David A. Taylor on how the government supported the arts during the (first) Great Depression. | Lit Hub History Missing the drama of sports? James Tate Hill has some audiobook recommendations to fill the competitive void. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: June 10, 2020

In order to create the Ultimate Summer 2020 Reading List, we’ve ventured into unfamiliar territory and employed… math. | Lit Hub How JK Rowling betrayed the world she created: Gabrielle Bellot on growing up with the Harry Potter universe. | Lit Hub “The pace and frequency of Trump’s falsehoods... 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: 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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Lit Hub Daily: November 29, 2022

Nick Fuller Googins makes the case for selling Simon & Schuster to… the employees of Simon & Schuster. | Lit Hub The 23 best old books we read (or reread) in 2022. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Read a new translation of “The Caucasus” by Ukrainian poet-hero Taras Shevchenko: “The bones / Of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 29, 2022

“The US immigration system knows I am here. I shudder to think where my information is stored within the government apparatus and for what purpose.” Luz Aguirre on living as an undocumented American. | Lit Hub Memoir The Literary Film and TV You Need to Stream in August, from the Sandman... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: January 29, 2021

“Much of what has been created to give purpose to lonely, empty hours will not be seen by future generations—the muffins eaten, the gardens remodeled or abandoned. Words on the page, though, have longevity.” Anne Youngson considers pandemic hobbies and writing fiction. | Lit Hub What it’s like... 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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Lit Hub Daily: September 14, 2020

The countess who wanted to be the most photographed woman in the world: Nathalie Léger on Virginia Oldoïni of Castiglione. | Lit Hub History Sophia Chang on entering the Wu-Tang Clan’s inner circle: “She’s down with Wu-Tang! And that’s all you need to know!” | Lit Hub Memoir “American authors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 11, 2020

Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred Years of Solitude the success it is today? | Lit Hub When in doubt, smile like an axolotl: Aimee Nezhukumatathil writes in praise of the “Mexican Walking Fish,” the cutest creature on planet earth. | Lit Hub Nature “The master who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 21, 2020

How to write a millennial character: Emma Jane Unsworth wades in where lesser mortals dare not go. | Lit Hub A love letter to The Catcher in the Rye: Mary O’Connell on her favorite book and its conflicted legacy. | Lit Hub Thirteen ways of looking at flash fiction: Grant Faulkner on the infinite... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 13, 2020

The most iconic short stories in the English language, as determined by that “weird and wiggly” hive-mind, the American cultural consciousness. | Lit Hub Jill Filipovic on how Boomers—“the generation with the least stable marriages in American history”—changed family life forever. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 4, 2020

Tori Amos opens up about her creative process (hint: it involves listening to The Muses). | Lit Hub Memoir In honor of the 155th anniversary of Alice’s tumble down the rabbit hole, 20 artists’ visions of her adventures in Wonderland. | Lit Hub “They had the same power—to stick in the throat of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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