Lit Hub Daily: May 17, 2024

 How do you write a story that’s for you? Anna Noyes on writing “the kind of book that keeps me awake.” | Lit Hub Craft Jessie Rosen recommends a reading list of superstitions, featuring Jennifer Weiner, Yangsze Choo, Morgan Jerkins, and more. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Claire Messud’s This Strange Eventful History, Adam Higginbotham’s Challenger, […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: May 17, 2024

 How do you write a story that’s for you? Anna Noyes on writing “the kind of book that keeps me awake.” | Lit Hub Craft Jessie Rosen recommends a reading list of superstitions, featuring Jennifer Weiner, Yangsze Choo, Morgan Jerkins, and more. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Claire Messud’s This Strange... 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: June 12, 2024

What if Jane Austen is actually the master of anti-romance? Inger Sigrun Bredkjær Brodey on how Austen’s rushed endings undercut her reputation. | Lit Hub Criticism Living with a literary icon can teach some incredible lessons. Cory Leadbeater on his life-changing friendship with Joan Didion. |... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 28, 2024

A tribute to Paul Auster, featuring Siri Hustvedt, Don DeLillo, JM Coetzee, and more. | Lit Hub “I’ve had to forgive myself for what I chose not to see. For choosing myself.” Nina St. Pierre on understanding and accepting a schizophrenic mother. | Lit Hub Memoir James Shapiro on Willa Cather and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 21, 2024

How do authors get famous? Unless you’re willing to wait for posthumous renown, Oprah’s Book Club might be your best bet. | Lit Hub Criticism “The book is the same every time, but I am different, so what it offers me is different.” Jessie Gaynor on rereading The Corrections while navigating her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 8, 2024

Jonathan Corcoran on the teacher who showed him that writing begins far from the page: Pulitzer Prize winner Jayne Anne Phillips. | Lit Hub Criticism Elizabeth Graver remembers her friend and agent, Richard Parks: “Richard’s voice on the phone was always much as I remembered it: polite, even... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: May 2, 2024

Caroline Carlson recommends new children’s books by Matt Hunt, Julie Flett, Vera Brosgol, and more. | Lit Hub Reading Lists “True intimacy means striving for complete knowing.” Khadijah Queen on intimacy, self-care, and the asexual spectrum. | Lit Hub Memoir Are you the literary asshole if you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 26, 2024

“I yearned for a bigger life and was sure it would come for me.” Aaron Hicklin on how the novels of Lynne Reid Banks helped him see himself. | Lit Hub Memoir “The more pertinent question than what we can write is what we who are Black authors can write about that a publisher will […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 19, 2024

When is enough enough? Ryan Chapman on wants, needs, money, and time. | Lit Hub Memoir “Resets are necessary throughout a writing life.” Julia Alvarez on falling in love with writing again. | Lit Hub Craft What does Lord Byron have in common with Che Guevara? “A revolutionary who loves poetry... 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: April 3, 2024

Get ready for the fun and the fantastical. Caroline Carlson recommends new children’s books by Maple Lam, Felicita Sala, Laurie Morrison and more. | Lit Hub Reading Lists The collapse of Small Press Distribution has left over 400 publishers uncertain about the future. Adam Morgan talks to small... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 1, 2024

New month, new books. Here are the best sci-fi and fantasy reads coming in April. | Lit Hub Reading Lists We know. Sometimes lugging around a hardcover is, well, hard. Maybe these new paperbacks are exactly what you need. | Lit Hub Reading Lists “I ate my food on the couch. Then I went upstairs […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 28, 2024

 It turns out that sitting down to write and stepping up to the starting block aren’t so different. Jade Song on what swimming has taught her about craft. | Lit Hub Memoir The Great Bambino wasn’t the only slugger with an unforgettable nickname. Kevin Baker introduces us to Boom-Boom,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 20, 2024

Howard Norman talks to Michael Ondaatje about his first collection of poetry in twenty-five years. | Lit Hub In Conversation “If the infant is primitive so is its earliest vice, jealousy—probably the most innate vice of all.” The late Elspeth Barker on the most human of experiences. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 15, 2024

“Interior design’s aim is to make reading easy. It creates order out of chaos and bestows authority (warranted or not) on an author’s words.” On book design beyond the cover. | Lit Hub Art The accidental icon Lyn Slater on style, rebellion, and aging with attitude. | Lit Hub Memoir What do Leo... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 8, 2024

“I am fascinated by the mismatch of these two systems, the fact that we can occupy two temporal spaces simultaneously…” Grace Loh Prasad on finding meaning in the space between Chinese and Western astrology, and what it means to remember her translator father. |  Lit Hub Memoir Jennifer Croft on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: February 29, 2024

“At a time when books are being banned in schools and public libraries in unprecedented numbers, it’s alarming how writers have been reproached simply for signing letters that call for peace.” Maris Kreizman on the Jewish Book Council’s new initiative. | Lit Hub Politics The best book covers in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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