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 Hub Criticism Parul Sehgal on Hilary Mantel, […] 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 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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-19 10:30:29 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This Week's Bestsellers: March 2, 2020

Lisa Kleypas has the #10 book in the country with ‘Chasing Cassandra.’ Plus Simone St. James checks into ‘The Sun Down Motel,’ and historian Alexis Coe reminds readers why ‘You Never Forget Your First.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of July 6, 2020

Holt takes two from activist and YA author Kimberly Jones, Thomas & Mercer buys a standalone thriller from Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Lit Hub Daily: April 21, 2020

“To me, nonfiction is an act of translation, and the task for the writer is to bring dead letters to life.” Jessica Pearce Rotondi on writing the family saga of her missing uncle. | Lit Hub Memoir Joshua Sperling on the decade John Berger became an art world revolutionary. | Lit Hub Criticism ON... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: April 15, 2020

“We are so hungry. We dance all day long.” Phyllis Grant on what ballet does to your relationship with food. | Lit Hub Say what you will about capitalism—it really moves a plot along. David Moloney offers a reading list of bad jobs in literature. | Lit Hub ON THE VBC: Michael Arceneaux talks... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This Week's Bestsellers: April 6, 2020

A 2014 picture book with the timely topic of patience returns Mo Willems to our list. Plus Broken Earth series author N.K. Jemisin launches a new trilogy with ‘The City We Became,’ and ‘Station Eleven’ author Emily St. John Mantel check in with ‘The Glass Hotel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 6, 2020

Among the big books that sold this week are a memoir by actor Billy Dee Williams and Elizabeth George’s 21st Inspector Lynley mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: March 30, 2020

As day care centers and schools in the areas of the country hardest hit by coronavirus shut down, ‘My First Learn-to-Write Workbook’ is the #1 book in the country. Plus adults holed up at home are coloring like it’s 2015, and ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ lights up on Hulu. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of March 30, 2020

Among the big books that sold this week are a true crime tale by a rural doctor, a new novel by three-time Edgar winner T. Jefferson Parker, and a poetry collection by a Stranger Things cast member. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: March 23, 2020

Memoirist and motivational speaker Glennon Doyle has the #1 book in the country with ‘Untamed.’ Plus Hilary Mantel wraps up her Wolf Hall trilogy with ‘The Mirror & the Light,’ #2 in the country, and novelist Kate Elizbeth Russell debuts with ‘My Dark Vanessa.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of March 23, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a middle grade “biographical novel” about Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander and a YA novel by one of the Central Park Five. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 16, 2020

Carrie Underwood has the #1 book in the country with ‘Find Your Path,’ a diet and exercise plan. Plus ‘House of Earth and Blood,’ YA fantasy author Sarah J. Maas’s adult debut, is #2 in the country, and Reese Witherspoon and Jenna Bush Hager make their book club picks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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