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Literary Hub 46m
"I learn from the news that no one hugs them, that no one even bothers to bathe them or change their clothes.” on the hell of family separation.
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Literary Hub 2h
Now in paperback, GOODBYE, VITAMIN “may be the best novel you’ll read this summer.” –Vogue [sponsored]
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Literary Hub 2h
"No story written in English had ever made me feel what this story made me felt."
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Literary Hub 3h
We never would have seen this take coming from .
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Literary Hub 4h
You could probably use a laugh: Try one of these hilarious novels by women, from Helen DeWitt's Lightning Rods to Melissa Broder's The Pisces.
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"Collections remind us how much more is out there, how many more ways there are to know." On the Sorted Library, an experimental book project that brings together dozens of mini-libraries curated by its visitors.
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Literary Hub 6h
Today is your last chance to submit to F(r)iction's Summer Literary Contests! [sponsored]
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Literary Hub 6h
When a writer is universally beloved and highly prolific, it can be hard for the uninitiated to know where to start—that's where we come in.
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Literary Hub 7h
"Not for a second do I believe this is the best or most popular book on this list, or any other list that could have been put together of Booker novels." Michael Ondaatje is thrilled to have won the Golden Booker—sort of.
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Literary Hub 21h
"Gilead’s vast structure of oppression was bound to create some strange bedfellows. But should we really attempt to reach the women who have been architects of fascism?" asks.
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Literary Hub 22h
"Sometimes very tightly compressed stories can feel as though they are offering themselves up a little too easily and earnestly for symbol-hunting." and in conversation.
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Literary Hub 23h
"I have the incongruous ability to be uptight and boundary-less simultaneously. It takes a lot of self-censorship to get through an interview without revealing something I won’t later regret."
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Literary Hub 23h
The funny, gripping, timely follow-up to indie favorite NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, ’s AMERICAN BY DAY is on sale now. [sponsored]
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Literary Hub 24h
Viewers watched some 250 made-for-TV movies in the 1992 season. A woman was physically or psychologically abused in at least half of them.
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Literary Hub Jul 14
Who will translate the secret language of those children stuck in border cages?
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Literary Hub Jul 14
.: "What I’ve learned after 20-some years of speaking both languages is that it’s very American to say things aloud. And it’s very Chinese to feel them quietly."
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Literary Hub Jul 14
“I knew there were things going on behind those doors and windows.” on the dreamy (nightmarish?) 1950s.
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Literary Hub Jul 14
There are a ton of very funny novels by women out there, being ignored by the Funny Book Canon.
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Laura van den Berg Jul 14
Wonderful conversation between & for , with so many sharp insights into story writing (especially loved the thoughts on long stories, aftermath stories, & time):
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Literary Hub Jul 14
Visiting an experimental library in Brooklyn, where guests are invited to create their own mini-collections—like "Parents Who Did the Best They Could" or "Books Sometimes Used to Justify Shitty Behavior"—from 3,000 books.
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