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'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-07 12:30:11 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: November 2 – 6, 2020

“The Babur Nama is an oddly modern text, almost Proustian in its self-awareness.” William Dalrymple on the 16th-century memoir far ahead of its time. | Lit Hub Biography “We have had no truth and reconciliation process.” On the renaissance of American white supremacy, a conversation with Isaac... 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: 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 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

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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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Lit Hub Daily: April 6, 2021

Erik Hoel on the joy of growing up in an indie bookstore—and with his badass single mom, who opened The Jabberwocky in 1972 when she was 23 years old. | Lit Hub Memoir “You may have noticed that anger is making a comeback for women.” Gina Frangello on rage and infidelity. | Lit Hub “These […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 31, 2021

“What would it mean to make caring for others into an explicitly public priority?” Reading Sigrid Nunez’s What Are You Going Through amid a national mental health crisis. | Public Books John Lewis’ posthumous graphic memoir Run: Book One, is coming this summer. | The Washington Post  UCLA’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: March 24, 2021

“By relearning his grandmother’s old style of storytelling, Márquez began telling a story unlike any before.” Angus Fletcher on what Gabriel García Márquez understood about rediscovery. | Lit Hub Criticism Are climate change novels a form of activism? Seven novelists weigh in, including Pitchaya... 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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Lit Hub Daily: December 23, 2020

Want to feel hungry? Read Bryan Washington on his year in takeout orders. | The New Yorker “In the end, Chang’s trauma, and the trauma he inflicted on other people, becomes part of his public persona, while we simply carry ours.” Hannah Selinger on what—and who—David Chang’s memoir leaves out. |... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 9, 2020

“I personally know the author of this story you’re reading.” Oh look, a new story by Rachel Kushner. | Lit Hub Fiction Finding your craft: Wright Thompson on bourbon, books, and writing your way out of small-town America. | Lit Hub Memoir “He ripped his shirt open, revealing the bloody tooth,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020

“I have never in my life met anyone with such an acute lexical feel for the specific word needed, for the hidden rhythm of a prose sentence.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on his beloved wife Aliya. | Lit Hub Memoir “I am no longer acquainted with the people who made drug ingestion easy, or free, or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: November 16, 2020

“The temptation to hide the word because the reality of rape is so horrific only made it more critical that it stood front and center in my book.” Memoirist Michelle Bowdler on saying the unsayable. | Lit Hub Memoir “Like poetry, flash often relies on the tiny detail, the single image, or some... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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This Week's Bestsellers: November 2, 2020

Actor Matthew McConaughey has the #1 book in the country with ‘Greenlights.’ Plus books on baking and escapist photography help ease the lockdown blues, and a new edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ pops up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 2, 2020

Harper buys a memoir from Alexander Vindman, a WaPo columnist sells his memoir to S&S, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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