Friday, October 7, 2016

new reco : Lit Hub

On their ABOUT page

Literary Hub is an organizing principle in the service of literary culture, a single, trusted, daily source for all the news, ideas and richness of contemporary literary life. There is more great literary content online than ever before, but it is scattered, easily lost—with the help of its editorial partners, 

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Lit Hub is a site readers can rely on for smart, engaged, entertaining writing about all things books. Each day - alongside original content and exclusive excerpts - Literary Hub is proud to showcase an editorial feature from one of its many partners from across the literary spectrum: publishers big and small, journals, bookstores, and non-profits.

On their LIT HUB DAILY page: 

A sampling of some gems. . . .
  • Is Joyce Carol Oates trolling us? On gaffes, cats, and JCO’s twitter feed. | Literary Hub
  • Why every American should read The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Gabrielle Bellot on radical difference in the age of Trump. | Literary Hub
  • Julia Alvarez remembers her friend, the writer Gloria Naylor. | Literary Hub
  • “Few explications of the Trump phenomenon mine these deeper connections between the Trump insurgency and his positive-thinking faith.” Chris Lehman creates and explores a Donald Trump syllabus. | The Nation
  • Announcing and 11-week serialized storytelling event delivered to readers’ inboxes, which will feature work from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anthony Marra, and more. | Season of Stories
  • The National Book Foundation has announced the launch of a new study on translation trends in American publishing. | Publishers Weekly
18 Books we should read this October: 

Seriously, winter is coming, and you’re going to need more books. So we asked Lit Hub contributors to recommend a few, and here are 18 that should be good.

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