Lit Hub Daily: March 17, 2020

THESE TIMES: How to support your local bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic · What China’s literary community is reading during the pandemic · The first lines of 10 classic novels rewritten for social distancing · Can’t decide what to read? Tell us your favorites and we’ll recommend a book. | Lit Hub “I regard such things as premature impertinences.” How J.R.R. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: March 24, 2020

THESE TIMES: Francesca Marciano on the new silences filling the streets of Rome · Want to help a bookstore? Buy a gift card · And don’t forget bookstore workers! | Lit Hub Coronavirus Coverage “We look for evidence of race not because it mattered to them but because it matters now.” Katy Simpson... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 19, 2020

THESE TIMES: Italy’s answer to coronavirus is a classic published almost 200 years ago · Big-hearted strangers are turning Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries · Ina Garten and Samin Nosrat are here to help with your lockdown cooking. | Lit Hub An environmentally ethical argument for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 31, 2021

“What would it mean to make caring for others into an explicitly public priority?” Reading Sigrid Nunez’s What Are You Going Through amid a national mental health crisis. | Public Books John Lewis’ posthumous graphic memoir Run: Book One, is coming this summer. | The Washington Post  UCLA’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 24, 2021

“By relearning his grandmother’s old style of storytelling, Márquez began telling a story unlike any before.” Angus Fletcher on what Gabriel García Márquez understood about rediscovery. | Lit Hub Criticism Are climate change novels a form of activism? Seven novelists weigh in, including Pitchaya... 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: 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: 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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Lit Hub Daily: April 23, 2020

Rebecca Solnit: Life inside this strange new fairytale doesn’t have to be lonely. | Lit Hub “The most detrimental book in existence,” and more one-star Amazon reviews of… the dictionary. | Lit Hub “How could I know how precious that hug would feel weeks later.” Gabriel Bump on a book tour in the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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