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: August 21, 2020

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