Lit Hub Weekly: May 2-6, 2022

Lost in the subject matter: Gerald Murnane rereads his first novel, Tamarisk Road, nearly 50 years later. | Lit Hub Why Twitter loves James Baldwin (and whether that’s a good thing). | Lit Hub A quiet reply to a life cut short: Elisha Cooper on coming to terms with what killed his brother. | Lit Hub Memoir When Anna Wintour […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Lit Hub Weekly: June 6-10, 2022

“In a perversion of all laws of the universe, I’m about to read my father a story before bedtime.” Séamas O’Reilly on reading his memoir to the man who taught him to love books (and skipping over the hardest bits). | Lit Hub Memoir Lousy at first impressions: When tomatoes made their debut in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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 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 Weekly: August 1-5, 2022

Ella Risbridger muses on the pain-writing-money trifecta, Nora Ephron’s Heartburn, and memoir as fiction. | Lit Hub Criticism Lulu Miller in praise of “the uncrushable beetle.” | Lit Hub Nature How Kiki de Montparnasse, a muse with a mind of her own, “essentially invented the idea of making an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 2, 2022

“It seemed like having a kid was the only adventure I hadn’t undertaken.” Michelle Tea on embracing (unconventional) motherhood. | Lit Hub Memoir Are contemporary novels that don’t acknowledge the pandemic just alt-history? Clare Pollard has thoughts. | Lit Hub Criticism “For every pet that’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: May 16-20, 2022

“To live with other people is to be responsible for protecting them from your moods. Or perhaps, to protect the delicate gift of your moods from them.” Seema Reza on the joy of being (completely) alone. | Lit Hub Memoir Hilary A. Hallett investigates the romance genre’s radical roots, from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Weekly: February 22 – 25, 2022

Understanding the Ukraine crisis: a comprehensive reading list on Russia, Ukraine, and the rise of Vladimir Putin. | Lit Hub History Jane Pek considers Pride and Prejudice, the gay marriage movement, and the choice to marry. | Lit Hub Memoir Why Ed Simon mentally crosses his fingers when saying,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: August 4, 2022

In part two of a new series, 13 Ways of Looking, Joseph Osmundson considers the visual side of virology. | Lit Hub Science Let us not repeat the mistakes of The Gilded Age: How to adapt Edith Wharton like the great Terence Davies. | Lit Hub Film & TV Lulu Miller in praise of “the […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 29, 2022

“The US immigration system knows I am here. I shudder to think where my information is stored within the government apparatus and for what purpose.” Luz Aguirre on living as an undocumented American. | Lit Hub Memoir The Literary Film and TV You Need to Stream in August, from the Sandman... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 20, 2022

How language shapes emotion across cultures. | Lit Hub Science Baynard Woods reflects on how writing a book forced him to confront the many lies of whiteness. | Lit Hub Memoir How do you begin to write a novel about 6th-century Londinium, the “darkest corner of the Dark Ages”? | Lit Hub History... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 15, 2022

“I was still an English Learner, for crying out loud; how could I ever imagine working in the movie industry?” How rummaging through Oliver Stone’s home office allowed a young Rafael Agustín to dream big. | Lit Hub Memoir If “empathy towards other species and toward nature is the only way out of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: July 13, 2022

How Josephine Baker transformed from dancer to spy. | Lit Hub History “Although they’d been dead for 30 years, I was writing their story in a taut, blow-by-blow replay as the noose of Jones’s madness pulled tighter and tighter.” Julia Scheeres on the harrowing experience of writing about the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 6, 2022

Nora Roberts shows her colors with 'Nightwork,' the #5 book in the country. Plus Jennifer L. Armentrout wins 'The War of Two Queens,' and Chris Pavone spends 'Two Nights in Lisbon.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of June 6, 2022

Mindy Kaling’s Amazon imprint buys a novel by Sonali Dev, Ethelene Whitemire sells a narrative nonfiction work to Viking, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: May 27, 2022

“It is a fact that if you are looking to raise llamas with another person, you are seriously considering a lifelong commitment to each other.” Aileen Weintraub on finding love in upstate New York. | Lit Hub Memoir When everyone in London was trying to learn Marilyn Monroe’s signature, sultry... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 2, 2022

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by John Gleeson, Mieko Kawakami, and Jill Hopper. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of May 2, 2022

Former NFL player Steve Gleason sells a memoir to Knopf, S&S buys a relationship book from a therapist popular on Instagram, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: May 2, 2022

Dave Pilkey's latest Cat Kid Comic Club installment, 'On Purpose,' is the bestselling book in the country for second week in a row. Plus a pair of celebrity debuts – Janelle Monáe's 'The Memory Librarian' and Randy Rainbow's 'Playing with Myself' – hit our lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: April 26, 2022

“Only the Ukrainian Army and its volunteers are awake.” New poetry from Ukraine by Natalia Beltchenko. | Lit Hub Ukraine Give a warm welcome to these 20 new books published today. | The Hub “Eliot could rationalize her nonparticipation with her belief that her novels were improvements for the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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