“The World Wakes Up, Enlarged”: A Conversation with Dan Chiasson

AS SOON AS I picked up Dan Chiasson’s latest book of poetry, The Math Campers, I was immediately drawn into a collaborative experience in which writer and reader make meaning together. Chiasson’s lyrical ruminations can take the form of a “choose your own adventure,” but the poet skillfully guides his reader through the inner workings […] The post “The World Wakes Up, Enlarged”: A Conversation with Dan Chiasson appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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The Abnormalizing of the World: A Conversation On Mental Illness

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Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking more literary agents to move outside the capital–to help promote inclusion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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We rush to condemn fakers such as Dan Mallory but the world has made impostors of us all | Rachel Cooke

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Nike is Ad Age's Marketer of the Year and Samsung is the world's biggest advertiser: Monday Wake-Up Call

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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

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The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading

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NLT and Premier League give away 25,000 books for World Book Day

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Netflix wins big at Golden Globes as ‘Queen’s Gambit’ keeps fueling chess sales: Monday Wake-Up Call

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What’s the most-filmed bookstore in the world?

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Resisting the Easy Impulse: Te-Ping Chen in Conversation with Brenda Peynado

I also love the way that surreality and exaggeration can work in short stories in ways that they don’t often in novels. The wilder the conceit, the harder it is to sustain, like it’s rocket fuel. The post Resisting the Easy Impulse: Te-Ping Chen in Conversation with Brenda Peynado appeared first... Continue reading at The Millions

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Translating Fang Fang’s Wuhan Diary amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Michael Berry, by King Yu

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Nappy Roots Books, a Bastion and a Haven: A Conversation with Camille Landry, by Alex Crayon

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Forgive and Remember: A Conversation with Susan Shapiro

WHAT WOULD YOU DO if the person who hurt you most refused to say they were sorry? Could you forgive anyway? Best-selling author Susan Shapiro explores this universal question in her intriguing, insightful, all-too-relatable new book The Forgiveness Tour, out this past January. In her... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Cast confirmed for TV version of Rooney's Conversations with Friends

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Open the Portal: A Conversation with Patricia Lockwood

READING PATRICIA LOCKWOOD’S first novel feels a lot like having your brain poisoned by the internet — or at least like having that particular contemporary condition understood. No One Is Talking About This is a searing entry into the rapidly emerging pantheon of digital culture literature, told... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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