Lit Hub Daily: November 8, 2019

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, seven acclaimed books about and from East Germany. | Lit Hub What does “NSFW” mean in the age of social media? On the protean, problematic humor of the internet. | Lit Hub Remembering Stephen Dixon, two-time National Book Award finalist, who died Wednesday. | […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Daily: November 20, 2019

Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we looked back at every National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction winner of the 21st century. | Book Marks “A closeness comes from an every-day giving of attention.” Nina McLaughlin on finding the natural world in Ovid. | Lit Hub What does the debutante ball... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 13, 2019

“An unrequited crush on an English teacher is a great gig if you can get it.” From Little Women to Fleabag, Janet Manley considers the appeal of action at a distance. | Lit Hub Meet the National Book Award finalists (who kindly agreed to answer some of our questions). | Lit Hub Testimonies from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 16, 2020

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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: 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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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: March 31, 2021

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Lit Hub Daily: February 11, 2021

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