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 small-scale societal reforms should have ended long […] The post Lit Hub Daily: November 3, 2020 first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Weekly: September 8 – 11, 2020

“I have again reached the end of waiting.” Claudia Rankine on privilege seen and unseen. | Lit Hub Politics From mid-century British philology to twin-laden psychodrama, here are 11 great books you probably haven’t read. | Lit Hub Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: March 16 – 20, 2020

THESE TIMES: Lit Hub editor Jonny Diamond on literary community in a time of global pandemic • Ysabelle Cheung on trying to write in Hong Kong during the rise of the novel coronavirus • Italian editor Sara Reggiani on life in lock-down • How to support your local bookstores during the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: March 2 – 6, 2020

How J. Edgar Hoover used the power of libraries for (gasp!) evil. | Lit Hub History “Mechanical travel blunts our sense of the world.” On the reverie and detachment of the American road trip. | Lit Hub Travel On the magic sentences of Lauren Groff, creating action without verbs. | Lit... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 13, 2019

What would the Anthropocene look like on other planets? Christopher Schaberg on searching for ourselves beyond Earth. | Lit Hub We have a new favorite cookbook and it’s the 1970s classic Cooking for Orgies and Other Large Parties. | Lit Hub The rise of the downfall of the dirtbag heiress:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 2, 2019

What was the first book you fell in love with? The Center for Fiction’s 2019 First Novel Prize authors weigh in. | Lit Hub “Disagree with my argument, beliefs, and my politics, but hands off my syntax!” Lore Segal’s love letter to editors. | Lit Hub “Among Larry’s many strengths as a writer,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: November 25 – 27, 2019

Of Bohumil Hrabal’s six great loves, guess how many were cats? (Hint: almost all of them.) | Lit Hub Memoir The car culture that’s helping destroy the planet was by no means inevitable: on the relentless campaign to force Americans to accept the automobile. | Lit Hub History Here are the 78 best... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 23, 2019

FALL 2019 NONFICTION PREVIEW: All this week we’ve been highlighting our most anticipated books on a variety of subjects, from history and biography to memoir and essay collections to politics and social science. The final installments: tech and science.  | Lit Hub “Everything about Jo repulsed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 9, 2019

“The phrase ‘common-or-garden dick’ in a medieval poem? Yes, please.” On the gleefully indecent lines of the Medieval Welsh feminist poet Gwerful Mechain. | Lit Hub For the anxious historical fiction writer, Caitlin Horrocks offers some permissions for writing into the past. | Lit Hub “As a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: July 12 – 16

What Borges’ science fiction got right about the importance of forgetting, according to child psychiatry. | Lit Hub Science Searching for Moby-Dick (and the elusive truths of America’s pastime): Rick White goes deep on Bill James, Herman Melville, and the whaleness of Whiteyball. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: June 21 – 25, 2021

“It’s a place for writers to publish and earn money directly and instantaneously without any traditional publishing gatekeepers. It’s also a brand-new subculture cut off from a larger writing culture that doesn’t understand it.” Walker Caplan on the writers using NFTs to make a living. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: February 8 – 12, 2021

“Still, the best, most generative conversations mostly happen out of the public eye.” Wayne Miller on the hazards of talking poetry on social media. | Lit Hub As Gabriel Byrne watches his father’s decline, he wonders if it’s ever possible to be truly honest with himself. | Lit Hub Memoir “It... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: January 11 – 15, 2021

When white supremacist mobs threaten democracy: David Zucchino on the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 and the Capitol Insurrection of 2021. | Lit Hub Politics Navigating the intricacies of race and the violence of antiblackness: Nadia Owusu reflects on her early years in America. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Just-right stories: The four best audiobooks of November 2020

In the mood for bite-sized entertainment? Essays about nature and outstanding short stories make for deep but quick listening this month. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Just-right stories: The four best audiobooks of November 2020

In the mood for bite-sized entertainment? Essays about nature and outstanding short stories make for deep but quick listening this month. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Just-right stories: The four best audiobooks of November 2020

In the mood for bite-sized entertainment? Essays about nature and outstanding short stories make for deep but quick listening this month. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 23, 2020

Fox Sports analyst Emmanuel Acho invites white readers to have ‘Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,’ #5 in hardcover nonfiction. Plus Anthony Horowitz returns with ‘Moonflower Murders,’ and ‘This Is Your Time’ by Ruby Bridges joins other activist-minded titles on our picture book list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 23, 2020

HarperCollins buys a YA novel composed of interlinked stories by some of the biggest names in the genre, Terry McMillan sells a novel to Ballantine, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 16, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Kurt Vonnegut, Melissa Weller, and Jane Haddam. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 16, 2020

Maggie Haberman sells a Trump book to Penguin Press, Dial signs a trilogy based on the Dirty Diana podcast, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Book Deals: November 11, 2020

Novelist T.I. Lowe inks new four-book deal with Tyndale, contemplative Catholic writer Shannon K. Evans cements two-book agreement with Brazos, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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