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A daily literary website highlighting the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.
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Literary Hub 2h
"Never assume the reader is not as intelligent as you are." Meet Sigrid Nunez, winner of the National Book Award in Fiction.
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"On those occasions when I consider myself to have most fully experienced poetry, whether in regard to reading or writing, I would characterize that experience by saying that it was an experience of the image’s revelation."
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Literary Hub 4h
"I’ve never forgotten that, for me, 'magic' has to be the operative word—getting the prose to go somewhere and do something you couldn’t have foreseen at the outset." George Saunders, perfect as always.
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Literary Hub 5h
"Byron, from afar, expressed an erratic but fatherly interest in his legitimate child."
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Literary Hub 6h
"Directly or indirectly, sex and money are always linked in women’s lives, a remnant of our long history of oppression."
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Literary Hub 7h
"No activist, Marie Colvin nonetheless saw a clear choice between right and wrong in East Timor."
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Fiction/Non/Fiction 7h
Hosts and are gearing up for two live recordings ! Second one is today, Saturday, at 4:00pm with , , & in room 3209, building 3, 2nd floor. Talking sports & American culture! Come see us!
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Literary Hub 8h
True to its source material, HBO's adaptation of "My Brilliant Friend" is lush, atmospheric, and slo-o-o-ow (in a good way).
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"I hadn’t picked the apple. I had reached for the snake itself."
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him." –Chinua Achebe, born on this day in 1930.
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"In 2015, Barbershop Books was in ten barbershops in NYC. Today, there are reading spaces in over 100 barbershops across 34 cities in 20 states."
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Literary Hub Nov 16
Trust the booksellers!
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The Creative Independent Nov 16
⠀ ⠀     ╭━━╮     ┃  ┃ ╭━━╮╰━━╯ ┃  ┃ ╰━━╯ ⠀ ⠀"Do your work." ⠀⠀       ╭━━╮       ┃  ┃       ╰━━╯    ╭━━╮    ┃  ┃    ╰━━╯ ⠀⠀ —Hilton Als ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀
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Literary Hub Nov 16
If you missed the Franz-anity on Twitter yesterday, here are some of the best responses to his 10 Rules for Novelists (which we published) (and about which people had some feelings).
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"Epictetus’s message of freedom, when reduced to succinct modern terms, might seem to fit such homely advice as 'Get real,' 'Grow up,' 'Show what you are made of,' 'Let it go,' 'Mind your own business.'"
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"The female fighter is this, and that. She is the syndrome; the syndrome is her."
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Literary Hub Nov 16
This week, the Lit Hub staff is keeping our unfinished sentences safe, drowning out our inner lives, and recommending books worth waiting for.
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Corinne Segal Nov 16
hello friends + writers! here are some thoughts for anyone who wants to pitch to .
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Literary Hub Nov 16
Amy Hempel gives the people what they want: reincarnated dogs.
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Literary Hub Nov 16
"The CIA’s interest in more abstract and avant garde art forms was not limited to [Gertrude] Stein. It also included organized tours set up by the Museum of Modern Art of abstract expressionist art and of free-form jazz."
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