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Sunday Reading: The World of Alex RossFrom The New Yorker's archive: a selection of features and criticism by Alex Ross.

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Please Join Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and Colby Sharp LIVE Tuesday EveningThey will be discussing Kimberly's latest book Fighting Words. You can join the conversation live in the following places: Colby Sharp's YouTube account Nerdy Book Club's Facebook Page Colby Sharp's Twitter account Penguin Books for Young&.

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You Don't Need a Writing Degree to Be SuccessfulCountless science fiction and fantasy writers dream of winning the Nebula or the Hugo Award.

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Three Things You Should Know When Writing Your First ScreenplayIt was a year and a half ago when I completed my first feature length screenplay for my graduate film program.

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Four Hacks for Proofreading and Editing Your Writing Drafts by YourselfWriters know proofreading and editing are essential steps to finishing any writing project. Most writers would agree that in an ideal world it would be great to have a second set of eyes to go over our drafts for typos, missing words, wonky sentences, and other mistakes before sharing our writing with an audience at large.

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Here Are 4 Important Questions to Help You Write a Better Blog PostAs a writer, I used to find it hard to write something my audience wants to read.

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Recent ReadsDear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite - Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen - of Salt by Katrina Leno - a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee - Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow - This Time by Kasie West - ME ELSEWHERE.

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The 7th Function of Language by Laurent Binet REVIEWThe scholars I mention in the review include Roland Barthes, Foucault, Althussers, Sollers, Searle, Todorov and more.

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How to Reach out to Book Bloggers for ReviewsLet's examine the following scenario. You're looking for a lazy Sunday read, and have decided to diversify and try out new authors.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 19, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Now That I've Found You by Kristina Forest, with Fierce Reads.

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Lit Hub Weekly: September 14-18, 2020The countess who wanted to be the most photographed woman in the world: Nathalie LÃger on Virginia Oldoïni of Castiglione. - Lit Hub History “A fact is a wan thing without interpretation.

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Bargain Book Haul #secondhandseptemberGreek Political Oratory: Most Unladylike: Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes: Coldest Girl in Coldtown: Dark Days Club: Rider: Dragon Queen: Rift: China: Perfect Stranger: out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: else can you find me?

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I Go Down to the Shore: Natascha McElhone Reads Mary Olivers Spare, Splendid Antidote to Melancholy and Personal MiseryThat is what Mary Oliver offers in her spare, splendid poem "I Go Down to the Shore," found in her 2012 collection A Thousand Mornings and brought to life by actor extraordinaire, my dear friend, and voice of Figuring Natascha McElhone at the 2020 Universe in Verse, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day - a hallmark awakening of our...

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How to Start Creating at Least a Semi-Successful NewsletterThis guide should help new newsletter creators take their first steps — finding their newsletter value, devising a writing strategy, getting their first 100 subscribers, and gathering feedback on their product.

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6 Elements That Writers use to Make great fictionGreat fiction is stories and characters a reader cannot forget.

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How to Write a Pulitzer-Winner in Your First AttemptTo Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most iconic classics of American literature. It does a great job of carefully handling serious social issues such as rape and racism while maintaining a tone that still exudes the everyday nature of small-town life and has a touch of simplicity to it.

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Introducing the 2020 National Book Award Longlists!It's awards season! Those of you who love book prizes and reading lists have a LOT to geek out about.

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Etgar Keret: Fly AlreadyIn Fly Already, Etgar Keret gives a masterclass on using humor to save your life or just make it more bearable.

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"Basic" Books I Love!Check out my IG: to help! mentioned in this video Sarah J Maas Books Cassandra Claire The Cruel Prince Bringing Down the Duke White Hot Kiss and Storm and Fury Anna K.

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3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton and Galileo, they shocked the antiquarian book world and inspired a number of theories about what had happened.

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Write a Problem Statement in One Simple SentenceYou've got a problem: you need to write a problem statement. A problem statement is the opening act for a business proposal, a research project, or a grant application.

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The first reviews of Their Eyes Were Watching God ranged from positive to hostile.Now considered one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God had to travel a rocky road to immortality. Initial reviews ranged from positive to condescending to downright hostile, as many in the African American literary community bristled at Hurston’s rejection of the Harlem...

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Favorite autobiographical fictionIn Tim O'Brien's "autofiction" classic The Things They Carried, he writes: "A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth." The latter sentiment might help explain why certain authors choose to blur the lines between fact and fiction.

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These are the best reviewed books of the week.Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi, Ayad Akhtar’s Homeland Elegies, Walter Mosley’s The Awkward Black Man, and Ben Macintyre’s Agent Sonya all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week.

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Here's the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.The finalists will be revealed on October 6th, and the winners will be announced live at the virtual National Book Awards Ceremony on November 18th.

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I spoke with a friend of Robert and Mabel Williams about Negroes With Guns and BLM.Why do I speak to you from exile? Because a Negro community in the South took up guns in self-defense against racist violence—and used them.” These are the opening lines of Robert F. Williams’ boo...

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The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: FictionThe New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Fiction, including Brit Bennett's "The Vanishing Half," Douglas Stuart's "Shuggie Bain," Charles Yu's "Interior Chinatown," Deesha Philyaw's "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies," Rumaan Alam's "Leave the World Behind," and Megha Majumdar's "A Burning."

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 18, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Find Layla by Meg Elison.

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Links I loveHappy Friday, friends. This morning Im enjoying sweatshirt weather for the first time in MONTHS,.

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Tearing Down the False Monuments of the SouthOdie Lindsey's "Some Go Home" challenges Southern mythologies without giving in to stereotypes.

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10 Books About Polyamorous and Open RelationshipsBut if you’re not quite ready to challenge conventional ideas of sexual and emotional intimacy in your own life, especially in pandemic times, the same questions about love, jealousy, exclusivity, and freedom make for great memoirs and fiction, so consider exploring them through one of the following books.

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Horror Short Story Collections: 9 Books to Maximize Your Chills and ThrillsHalloween is almost upon us, so load your nightstand down with as many horror short-story collections as it can hold to maximize your chills and thrills.

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The Best New Movies Based on Books Premiering in 2020-2021If you want to get ahead of the newest film releases, it's time to check out our list of upcoming 2020-2021 movies based on books.

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25 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books by Indigenous Authors"Indigenous Futurisms" is a term that was term was coined by Dr. Grace Dillon, professor in the Indigenous Nations Studies Program at Portland State University.

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12 Worthy Big Book Holders for Textbooks and Other Large BooksIf you are in need of a book stand worthy of your large and heavy books, here are the big book holders of your dreams.

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QUIZ: What Kind of Plot Reader Are You?There's one thing that unites us here as Book Riot readers and contributors: we love reading.

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Why Librarians Are Not ChildcareThe assumption that librarians are also babysitters is an old problem. While it's hard for a librarian to refuse a parent who simply leaves their kid in the children's room and hopes for the best, it's not a librarian's job to look after kids—not now, and not during normal times.

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Banned Books To Read During Banned Books WeekWords and ideas can make the world revolve. They can be wonderful and threatening. Banned Books Week is an annual campaign promoted by the American Library Association and Amnesty International.

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YA Books Coming Out This Year That Every School Library Should HaveWith so many books hitting shelves this fall, we've highlighted some of the essentials for school libraries.

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38 Books to Read this Fall as Recommended by Indie Booksellers: The List List#417Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to give away one book bundle containing 5 books by authors you should add to your TBR list: The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull, Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West, The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi, The Bright Lands by John Fram, A Good Family by A.H. Kim.

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Lit Hub Daily: September 18, 2020Wodehouse’s first novel, The Pothunters, is published in London by A and C Black. Back to school reading for students of all ages: it’s our fall 2020 book preview!

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A HEART IS BORN by Carol Coven GrannickIn February, 2020, I revealed the cover of my debut novel in verse, REENI’S TURN, here at Nerdy Book Club, writing about the struggle to hold on to the heart of the story through years of contradictory input and my own discovery of story and character through the writing, rewriting, re-visioning.

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Character-Building: On Past Traumas and a Future for the StageI have a theory, surely not original, or true, that most writers suffer a serious trauma around the age of 12, just when our adolescent psychologies are swirling into configuration.

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Ayad Akhtar on Why Literature Isn't Just a 'Bleeding-Heart Liberal' PreoccupationOn this episode of The Literary Life, novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar talks with Mitchell Kaplan about pursuing poetic truth in his new novel, Homeland Elegies;Â his forthcoming role as president of PEN America; and what happened to the American psyche that resulted in the election of Donald Trump.

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On Land Ethics and One of the Last Heaths in Northern EuropeOne of the ways that universities try to make postgraduate students feel special and at home while accruing vast debts for their advanced degrees is to give them an office, or lab, or both.

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Moving Through Books and Books That Move UsThe essay is often a thrillingly interior vehicle, a version of the author’s mulling, meandering mind, meant to accompany us through the muck of a conundrum as we traverse the maze of consciousness together.

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Can America's Governors Save Our System of Democracy?One hundred years ago, governors built the modern presidency. Governors, once described by James Madison as “ciphers” in American politics, became popular national figures in the late 19th and early 20th century, inveighing against economic inequality, party corruption, and corporate power’s influence in our democracy.

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Lit Hub Recommends: Nice White Parents, The Princess Bride LIVE, and Samantha CrainI’ve been listening to Samantha Crain’s latest record, A Small Death, a lot over the last couple weeks, and it’s officially my transitional soundtrack from pandemic summer to doomsday fall.

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Were Looking at a New Cold War: A Conversation with Daniel YerginDaniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil,  Money and Power, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, and Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold War, and coauthor ofÂ...

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Garnette Cadogan on What We're Missing Without Public SpaceThe Quarantine Tapes The Quarantine Tapes: A week-day program from Onassis LA and dublab. Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, the series chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?The title of Harvard historian Alexander Keyssar’s new book poses the question that comes up every presidential election cycle: Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?

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On Creating Family in the Poetry ClassroomIbi Zoboi is a bestselling author and National Book Award finalist who has advocated for art programs for youth.

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Let's Rethink How We Talk About Love, Intimacy, and the Absence of DesireI think I am in friend-love with you, ” says the narrator of a comic of the same name, written and illustrated by Yumi Sakugawa and published in Sadie Magazine in 2012.

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This Week in the Blogs, September 10-16, 2020Summer, where I live, is definitely winding down. There is chill in the air and the leaves are just on the verge of changing color and falling to the ground.

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How a Collection of Children's Poems Accidentally Got Me PublishedTwo years ago, I was putting together a personal collection of poetry to sell online.

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How to Improve as a Science WriterBack in the mid-90s, during my Ph.D., I decided to scratch my longstanding itch to write for a popular audience.

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Proust on the Essence of Creativity and the Hallmark of Artistic GeniusMarcel Proust explores this transcendent transfiguration with characteristic sweep and splendor of sentiment as he contemplates the essence of creativity and the hallmark of artistic genius in a passage from Within a Budding Grove - the second volume of his colossal seven-volume novel In Search of Lost Time, which has helped artists survive...

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Aracelis Girmay: "How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton"Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

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A Writer's Guide to Fair Use and Permissions + Sample Permissions LetterPermissions is all about seeking permission to quote or excerpt other people's copyrighted work within your own.

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A Very Chatty Book HaulThe New Wilderness by Diane Cook Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole The Museum of Whales You Will Never See by A Kendra Greene Between Light and Storm by Esther by Ian Williams Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta Scabby Queen by Kirstin Innes.

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The Most Essential Parts of Your Blog PostAs an editor of one of a publication of over 51,000 followers, there are three things I look for in every piece that I leave points of feedback for.

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The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: NonfictionThe New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Nonfiction, including Michelle Bowdler's "Is Rape a Crime?"

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3 Quotes by Dave Eggers to Make You a Better WriterDave Eggers is the celebrated writer of such books as A Hologram for a King, The Circle, and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.

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Fighter, Mage, or Cleric: Which Writer Class Do You Belong To?For many people, the appeal of role-playing games is the character development. Even though I'm far from an RPG expert, we all probably know that as the game progresses, your character learns and grows.

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A Crowded Farmhouse Folktale Is "just Right" For Covid TimesI know. Youre still stuck at home. Im with you. But also and NOT with you.

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First Volume of Barack Obama's Presidential Memoir to Come This NovemberFormer President Barack Obama's memoir A PROMISED LAND will be published on November 17, 2020.

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Books I Want To Read This FallKingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Boys by Aiden Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Over Me by Nina King of Crows by Libba You Were Everything by Ashley House by Leigh Thirteenth Tale by Diane Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina by Bram Cure for Dreaming by Cat and True by Cat Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Wicked Deep by Shea Gap by Laura Bone...

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Roger Angell Turns One HundredFrom The New Yorker's archive: a selection of pieces by Roger Angell, who celebrates his hundredth birthday this week.

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The Kiss"Tell me what man would drive all that way if there wasn't something waiting."

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The best history books of SeptemberSeptember is the beginning of what is traditionally the season of big history books, and this year delivers as expected.

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3 Tips For Writing Articles Consistently If You Have A Day JobAs I navigate my thirties, I realize more and more that going to music school wasn't such a bad career move after all.

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Legendary jazz critic, playwright, and essayist Stanley Crouch has died.Stanley Crouch, jazz critic, playwright, novelist, public intellectual, celebrated—and, and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, died on Wednesday at the age of 74.

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The first volume of Barack Obama's memoir is getting a 3 million copy printing this November.More than ten years later, while he was in the Senate and soon before announcing his bid for the presidency, Obama published his second book, Â The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American DreamÂ.

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All the poets on the longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry are first timers.The finalists will be revealed on October 6th, and the winners will be announced live at the virtual National Book Awards Ceremony on November 18th.

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It's William Carlos Williams' birthday. Do yourself a favor and play this chaotic plum-based game.Why yes, it's the RPG of your dreams: You are seminal American modernist poet WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 17, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by See Her Die by Melinda Leigh.

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The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: PoetryThe New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Poetry, including Honorée Fanonne Jeffers's "The Age of Phillis," Anthony Cody's "Borderland Apocrypha," Natalie Diaz's "Postcolonial Love Poem," and Don Mee Choi's "DMZ Colony."

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What Is Content Marketing: A Guide for Freelance WritersThis guide explains everything you need to know, including tips for building a content marketing career as a writer.

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What Creates the Difference Between Junior Novels, Middle-Grade, and Young Adult Fiction?Recently, I went hiking. But was sidelined by the smoke from the Pacific Northwest fires, and we drove farther north to escape.

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10 of my favorite books to read over and over againReaders, I've found that a good book not only holds up to repeated visits, but improves each time we return to it—which is why we included "a re-read" in our 2020 Reading Challenge.

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By Telling New Stories, We Build a New FutureAt a time when the real world no longer feels real, there is nothing more important than how we talk and listen.

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"Homeland Elegies" Examines What It Means to Be Muslim American Post-9/11Ayad Akhtar's new novel, Homeland Elegies, is a song to and about America, subverting the idea of the so-called "American Dream." The Pulitzer Prize-winning author, like the narrator of the story who shares his name, was born in Staten Island to Pakistani immigrant parents and raised in Wisconsin.

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A Little Library Life: On Finding Sanctuary in On-Campus LibrariesOne reader on finding solace and sanctuary in college libraries as a transfer student.

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6 Books for the Goth GardenerBooks for the goth gardener, whether that's you or the brooding, hooded figure that's been hovering near your ceiling for the last week.

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6 Book Recommendations for Broadway Lovers Missing the TheaterAdd a little razzle-dazzle to your shelves with these Broadway-inspired books.

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5 Poetry Collections As History LessonsThese collections of poetry aren't just transformative, but informative; one reader shares history lessons learned in their pages.

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Reading The Baby-Sitters Club for the First Time as a TwentysomethingWith Netflix bringing the beloved story to the screen, it was the perfect time to pick up Kristy's Great Idea.

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Middle Fantasy: A Subgenre for All Fantasy LoversIn middle fantasy, the rules are bent, known mythologies and folklores are explored, and magic abounds!

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Quiz: Which Book of Magic and Mystery Should You Read Next?Take the quiz to find out which magical mystery read you should curl up with this fall.

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Book Fetish: Volume 423Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to give away one book bundle containing 5 books by authors you should add to your TBR list: The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull, Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West, The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi, The Bright Lands by John Fram, A Good Family by A.H. Kim.

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Featured Trailer: Batman: Curse Of The White Knight By Sean Murphy And Klaus Janson!Gotham City is torn apart by the war between Batman and the Joker. Ready to take it to the next level, The Joker recruits the flaming sword-wielding knight Azrael to create their version of heaven on Earth while exposing hidden Wayne family secrets.

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Lit Hub Daily: September 17, 2020"In late June my children made cardboard signs to carry at a silent BLM march that drew an estimated 60,000."

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A Successful Daily Practice Requires HonestyA daily practice can only succeed if we're 100% honest about our doubts and weaknesses, because one area of denial can scuttle the ship.

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Let's Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy DebateWe live in unreal times. I wake up in the middle of a global pandemic to watch a reality-TV president spout conspiracy theories while dystopian corporations enact new science fiction tech.

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Letter from Seattle: A Season of Peaceful ProtestI write these lines from Seattle, sitting at my kitchen table where on a normal day I can see Puget Sound and the Vashon Island ferry like an elegant paper boat sailing back and forth on its daily runs.

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The Lit Hub 2020 Fall PreviewWell, it's going to be a strange fall. That's a given, at this point, considering it was a strange spring and a strange summer—but fall!

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President Lincoln's Republican Party Was the Original Party of Big GovernmentRepublicans are fixated on the idea that their party is connected to the party of President Lincoln, whose party also bore the name Republican.

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In Defense of Looting? Or Against Nonviolence?The coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the worlds leading thinkers and writers about t...

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When Jimi Hendrix Took the UK by StormWith Jimi Hendrix in possession of a three-month UK work permit, and so able to perform openly at last, the most urgent need was to find him a backing band.

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Erica Barnett on the Books That Helped Her in RecoveryDuring the decade or so when I was trying, and failing, to get sober, reading books about addiction became a kind of therapy.

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How a 1960s Sci-Fi Fable Expanded the Meaning of Cuban PilgrimagesI remember it like it was yesterday: in addition to Collazo’s novel, she had brought me Expedición Unión Tierra by Richard Clenton Leonard, and Juegos planetarios , a collection of Cuban science fiction stories compiled by Juan Carlos Reloba.

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Two Poems by Ted Mathys"Fayetteville" Acid scours the wellbore. Water-soluble guar to regulate viscosity. South to north on us 65, a fleet of 300 carbon steel tankers is alive with 400.

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Gary Hart on the Secret Emergency Powers of the PresidentThe Quarantine Tapes The Quarantine Tapes: A week-day program from Onassis LA and dublab. Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, the series chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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Why Are Writers Avoiding Periods?The period is under attack. Full stop. And, in the true nature of a punctuation nick-picker, I am here to defend it.

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The Marketing Strategies I Wish I'd Used During My Book LaunchMarketing isn't one of my greatest strengths. I started my online business as a 21-year-old straight out of University.

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13 Writing Tips from William FaulknerWhen I first read William Faulkner's work, it seemed perfect. His writing was dense, alliterative, moving, beautiful.

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Do i have that OTHER book? challenge!Time to find out if i have that OTHER book....

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‘I Want to Argue with Everything I've Ever Thought': An interview with Catherine LaceyPew could be post-body, beyond human even, but in a conservative and religious town in the American South, they are interpreted as an uncooperative patient, stranger danger, an archangel, and more ominously, a sacrifice.

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How to Hurt Your Hero: Head InjuriesIf you've read any amount of fiction, especially fantasy for young adults, you've probably run into dramatic moments where the main character passes out and the scene fades to black.

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Books I Want To Read This Fall! My Fall TBR! !Ways to help! in this video Gideon The Ninth: Year of the Witching: City: Blood and Ash A Discovery of Witches: : Eye of the World: Way of Kings: : : : am a book depository affiliate and I receive a small commission if ya use my link!

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How to Build and Manage a Book Launch TeamToday I'm going to share some strategies that I used with the launch of my novel and offer some ideas for what you can do with your book launch.

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Five fictional book clubs that are better than yours.In the age of quarantine, book clubs are alive and well! A shocking number of my friends who had previously expressed very little interest in discussing books with me are now #bookstagram-posting fiends.

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5 Reasons to Read: "Miss Meteor" by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemoreHelp Yemen - in June - Anti-Racist Resources - Trans Advocacy Coalition - Collective: an Anti-racist: Native Bookstagrammers: Bail Fund - Mental Health - Crisis: + in Poland - In the World - always, this #booktube video comes # thanks to the following Patrons °˖◝◜˖° Alicia, Owl, Kate, Aptasi, Maxwell, Emily, Anna, Maija, Njeri, Jess,...

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Write Now with Michael Jamin. How a television showrunner approaches…I'm Michael Jamin, and for the past 25 years I've been a professional television writer / showrunner.

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Announcing the Booker Prize shortlistPoor Hilary Mantel. Her novel The Mirror and the Light was on the 2020 Booker longlist, but it did not make the shortlist.

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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature longlist includes many newcomers.The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent writing.

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The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: Young People's LiteratureThe New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Young People's Literature, including Kacen Callender's "King and the Dragonflies," Aiden Thomas's "Cemetery Boys," Gavriel Savit's "The Way Back," and Marcella Pixley's "Trowbridge Road."

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 16, 20202.99The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Get This Deal.

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Writing Lessons I Learned From My English DegreeI went into my English Literature degree thinking I was great at writing essays, teachers at school had told me I was good at writing and I consistently received high marks on essays.

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Bookview with Chris DiCroce, author of The Quiet Goings OnI began to wonder what the next few months would look like and trying to come up with a fictional story in the midst of sensational real-world events seemed frivolous.

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What Booktube Has Taught MePatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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The Whiting Foundation has announced its 2020 Literary Magazine Prize awardees.Today, the Whiting Foundation announced the five print and digital winners for its third annual Literary Magazine Prizes.

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The Secret Lives of Yoga InstructorsPros and Cons by Jenny Bhatt For the first session of the day, Urmi stands next to Jaideep on the dais.

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10 Autumn Reading RecommendationsScottish Folk and Fairy Tales: Wren Hunt: : Deathless Girls: Gothic: Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter: Harp of Kings: English: Are All the Same in the Dark: Mysterious Howling: out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: else can you find me?

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"Piranesi" Is a Portal Fantasy for People Who Know There's No Way OutSusanna Clarke's book about a vast, elaborate magical prison could not have come at a better time.

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On reading by Poppy NwosuGrowing up in an isolated cane-farming community in central North Queensland, reading was a very important part of my childhood.

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A Crash Course on the Detainment of Uyghurs and Uyghur WritersOriginating from the general region of Central and East Asia, the Uyghurs are a people steeped in a long history of rich culture and, most recently, violence and bigotry perpetrated on them on behalf of The People's Republic of China.

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Reading Pathways: Louise Erdrich BooksLooking to get into the works of prolific Indigenous author Louise Erdrich? Find your reading pathway here.

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5 of the Best Books About Slavery By Black Women WritersFind stories that explore slavery and its far-reaching and lasting consequences in these books about slavery by Black women writers.

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7 of the Best Books Set in New York StateCritics like to call this an "American Gothic" novel. I like to call it "a fairly accurate representation of what it was like to live and mature in the boonies." The story follows two women who fall into the orbit of New York State's history of occult and supernatural occurrences, including hauntings, cults, and a landscape that's both...

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8 Great ADHD Books for Parents of Children with ADHDAre you a parent of a child with ADHD? These ADHD books for parents offer some great starting points for helping your kids thrive.

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QUIZ: Pick an Aesthetic and I'll Recommend You a Sapphic Graphic Novel!Pick your favorite places, fashion, season, etc, and I'll match you with the perfect sapphic graphic novel for your aesthetic reading needs!

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The Ultimate Guide to Book StickersAdd these book stickers to your laptop, water bottle, Kitchenaid mixer, notebooks, or anywhere else.

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9 of the Best Queer YA Classics for Your TBRFrom decades' old literature to more recent "instant classics," explore some of the queer YA classics that continue to be relevant.

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Lit Hub Daily: September 16, 2020In 1672, Anne Bradstreet, the first writer in England's North American colonies to be published, dies. “So few people have written about Black life with the kind of attention that he did.

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3 of the Best YA Orpheus and Eurydice RetellingsIn a complicated political era, this book celebrates feminism and female contributions to politics, activism, and communities.

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Joy Harjo Reads Sandra CisnerosOn The New Yorker's Poetry Podcast, the poet Joy Harjo joins Kevin Young to discuss "Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhinestones, Lard, and Horse Hooves," by Sandra Cisneros, and her own poem "Running."

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Where Novelists Get Stuck: 3 Common Issues with Early DraftsWriting can be a lonely process, and it's easy to feel stuck. Editors and coaches can help identify the common problems—and their solutions.

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How the Art—and Love—of Translation Relies on IntuitionLove travels through the body. When the love is between people, what this means is obvious enough.

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The Joy of Editing—and Knowing—Randall KenanHe had a virtuosic panoply of chuckles, like notes of an organ, from chuckles of delight and whimsy high in the chest, to those, a bit deeper, of wonder at the absurdity, to a perilously deep, dark chuckle of endurance, a one has to chuckle because one can’t kill the damn fool chuckle.

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Privatizing the Common Good: The 21st-Century Enclosures Are HereFossil capital has been granted immense power, producing life-giving heat and light but also plunging communities into darkness when they fail to return outsize profits.

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Spending a Night Alone in Mount Everest's Death ZoneDave Hahn had turned back within 1,000 feet of the summit of Everest in 1991.

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Finding Strange Magic and Unlikely Love During the Vietnam WarMy American life started with loss. A few months before Vietnam fell to the Communists in April 1975, my father and an American family friend I called Papa Fritz took me in our black Opel sedan to...

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WATCH: A Star-Studded Reading of Blake Butler's Alice KnottRiverhead Books presents a group reading of Blake Butler's Alice Knott featuring Laura Van Den Berg, Elizabeth McCracken, Amber Tamblyn, Lydia Yuknavitch, John.

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A Close Reading of Randall Kenan, Who Paid Rare Attention to Black ComplexityYou were the first person to tell me. I was scrolling through Twitter, reading tributes to Chadwick Boseman, wondering about the fate of the Black children who finally had a superhero to imagine would rescue them, about how parents would break the news, about how they would cradle them to sleep.

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WATCH: Singer-Songwriter Erika Ender on Vulnerability and Hope in Tough TimesThis episode continues our video series to benefit the wonderful Mighty Writers, a Philadelphia-based non-profit that teaches reading and writing to thousands of low-income and marginalized students every year and is seeing more need than ever during the pandemic.

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In a Family of Readers, Packing Up My Late Father's Library Was Hardest of AllI hold my father’s copy of Mein Kampf in my hand and wonder if it should be saved, donated, or burned in the backyard.

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The Wire and Other Baltimore Shows Are Great TV, But There Are Reasons to be WaryWhen Roc premiered on the Fox television network on August 25th, 1991, it opened with Charles S. Dutton as Roc Emerson, a Black sanitation worker who lives with his family in Baltimore, settling on...

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Filippo Menozzi, "World Literature, Non-Synchronism, and the Politics of Time"Filippo Menozzi offers to look at literature and literary processes through the prism of book details the notion that Menozzi finds accurate and relevant not only for the analysis of current cultural and political developments, but also for the consideration of the past.

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About Us and Growing Up African in AustraliaTo close out September, Kendra and Jaclyndiscuss About Us and Growing Up African in Australia edited by Maxine Beneba Clarke.

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Minisode Sixteen: AudiobooksBefore we were hit with this recent heatwave, there was starting to be a chill in the air, and soon it will be the perfect climate for taking brisk walks in parks, or just round the block for your government mandated hour of exercise should we find ourselves in another lockdown.

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The Sun, the Shadow, and the Unselved Self: Helen Macdonald on Eclipses as an Antidote to Ideologies of Otherness and a Portal to Human ConnectionJust when you begin rueing that nothing original could possibly remain to be written about the cosmic spectacle of a total solar eclipse - after astronomer Maria Mitchell's pioneering essay detailing the science and enchantment of the 1869 eclipse, after Virginia Woolf's arresting 1927 account of total darkness in the celestial lighthouse, after...

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Bob Woodward's Bad CharactersIsaac Chotiner reviews "Rage," Bob Woodward's second book about the Trump Presidency, for which Woodward interviewed James Mattis, Rex Tillerson, Dan Coats, and Trump himself.

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The Internet Is Loud, but It Still Needs Your VoiceFour years ago, I found myself in a season any aspiring writer would envy: I had the desire, the ideas, and the time to start writing.

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How to Make Time for your Blog When you are Too BusyI received this text from my cousin, she wanted my help to create her blog because I have enough experience blogging.

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Conan O'Brien's Insane Outlook Will Keep You WritingOn Conan's Podcast, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, the titular Conan speaks to a variety of celebrity guests.

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Do Writers Need a Business License?Writing is a lonely activity. The last thing we want is regular dealing with our spouses and kids - let alone the public.

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Bookish Things That Bring Me ComfortThanks for watching! i hope you're all having a great day. let me know what bookish things bring you comfort in the comments!

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Five Star Predictions I'm Putting Off Reading WHYIf you fancy being all kinds of wonderful and buying a book from Book Depository of which I will earn a small commission, then please use this link...

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400 Million GunsDeborah Friedell talks to Thomas Jones about the origins, and origin myths, of the National Rifle Association, how it spends its money, and why it's wary of winning.

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How to Market a Book on a BudgetWriters often share that the most difficult thing they have to do is to market their content.

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Cover Reveal And Code Reveal! Code Breaker, Spy Hunter: How Elizebeth Friedman Changed The Course Of Two World WarsBut first, let me tell you a few facts about my friend Laurie. We were in our first critique group together 13 years ago....

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Here are the 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards Winners.The award, which comes with a $30,000 grant, was created to distinguish and support emerging women writers of promise in the early stages of their writing careers.

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19 new titles for your TBR pile.While we here at Lit Hub wholeheartedly believe that every season is the right season to curl up with a good book, there's just something about the fall!

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Will the publication of Bob Woodward's Rage matter? It should.Even though it feels like it’s been out for weeks, today is the actual pub day of Bob Woodward’s Rage, which has garnered MUCH attention for its all-you-can-eat buffet of pre-pub scoops, not to mention the subsequent anger about apparently vital information being held back for the sake of a book.

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Amazon's best books of September: This week's releasesThis week's releases include the thrilling prequel to Ken Follett's beloved Kingsbridge series, and best of the month selections in the mystery, biography, and science fiction genres.

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Editors Explain: How Do You Actively Grow Your Publication's Audience?What does it really take to build an online publication? This week, the editors of The Writing Cooperative are excited to be joined by Ali Mese, editor of Medium's largest active publication, The Startup, to share our tips and tricks for starting and growing your publication's community.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 15, 20201.99The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James Get This Deal.

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8 of the best tattoos in literature.As I recently discovered, if you google "tattoos in literature," the overwhelming majority of results will be photo listicles of tattoos inspired by works of literature, which is not what I asked for, Larry.

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Let Your Characters Speak Their Mind, as Long as They Stay Within the RulesUsing correct punctuation for dialogue, writing tips, grammar and punctuation, editing your stories, writing, creativity, productivity, how to write dialogue, correct use of quote marks.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage monthFor Hispanic Heritage Month, we're celebrating Latina writers and the brilliance and beauty of their work.

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The Booker Prize shortlist includes four debut novels and zero novels by Hilary Mantel.From a longlist dominated by debuts comes a shortlist dominated by debuts—four out of six!

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Episode 147: Sir Gawain and the Green KnightJohn J. Miller is joined by Patricia Bart of Hillsdale College to discuss Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' AwardsThe Rona Jaffe Foundation has been recognizing outstanding emerging women writers since 1995—past recipients include Elif Batuman, Chelsea Bieker, Eula Biss, Rivka Galchen, Vanessa Hua, Helen Phillips, Namwali Serpell, and Tracy K. Smith.

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Walter Mosley on Writing Awkward Black NerdsThe author of "The Awkward Black Man" on who the real heroes are, cowboys, and making money in publishing.

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A Critical Appreciation of Jane Austen's Radical StoriesA Jane Austen fan takes a look at the some of the radical elements of the author's stories as well as her societal critiques.

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Alice In Wonderland Nursery And Decor IdeasWonderland fans will find something to love, gift, or buy for themselves among the Alice in Wonderland nursery and decor items.

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7 of the Best Obscure Indian Novels for Your TBRExplore some lesser-known titles by Indian writers and mostly set in India with this list of obscure Indian novels.

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Why Taylor Swift Needs to Read Diverse BooksWith her history of racial insensitivity and an embarrassingly white personal reading list, it's time for Taylor Swift to read diverse books.

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Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say GoodbyeA reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister.

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Best Book Recommendations for Each Enneagram TypeFigure out which type you fall into and find a fiction and a nonfiction book recommendation for each Enneagram type.

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8 of the Best YA Comics for New Comics ReadersIf you're a YA reader who doesn't know where to start in the vast world of comics, check out this list of YA comics for new comics readers.

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Quiz: Pick Out Your Favorite Candy and Get a Horror BookIt's almost Halloween! Pick out your favorite candies in this quiz and we'll put a horror book in your trick or treat bag.

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Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Crime Thrillers with Badass Female Leads?We love a crime read with a fierce female protagonist.

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Lit Hub Daily: September 15, 2020When I’m telling a story I imagine the eavesdropper over my shoulder.” Walter Mosley on storytelling, writing advice, and Winnie the Pooh. - Lit Hub “A fact is a wan thing without interpret...

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6 of the Best Coming-of-Age AudiobooksFind stories about young people spreading their wings and finding their place in the world in these coming-of-age audiobooks.

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Walter Mosley: When I'm Telling a Story I Imagine the Eavesdropper Over My ShoulderWalter Mosley's The Awkward Black Man is available now, so we asked him some questions about audience, interviews, and writing advice.

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PiranesiThis morning at ten o'clock I went to the Second South-Western Hall to meet the Other.

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Civility and So-Called Objectivity is No Way to Contain a Plague of LiesNazism permeated the flesh and blood of the German people through single words, idioms, and sentence structures which were imposed upon them in a million repetitions and taken on board mechanically and unconsciously, ” the linguist Victor Klemperer wrote about the language of the Third Reich.

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Ross Gay: Have I Even Told You Yet About the Courts I've Loved?The very first would be the ones in the apartments where I grew up, where I have the firm memory of my father dunking while still wearing his Pizza Hut duds—my brother confirms this—, and where I marked spots to practice for the hot shot competition, shoveling snow from the court which, yeah whatever, Craig won.

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What Becoming a Mermaid Taught Me About Being a Modern WomanWe're not like other women; We don't have to clean an oven And we never will grow old.

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How Fiction Reckons with a World in Constant CrisisSarah Shun-Lien Bynum, author of Likes, and Karen Russell, author of Sleep Donation, discuss isolation, the way fiction anticipates the future, and the role of the fantastic in subverting norms.

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In Case You Need Reminding, a Book is Not a BabyYears ago, I was walking down Second Ave in New York, nearing the F train station on Houston and an unhoused woman came up to me, belligerent, screaming, “YOU WILL NEVER HAVE BABIES.” She seemed to think the best way to terrify a woman in her mid-twenties was to threaten childlessness, yet as someone who knew—even as a little...

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Outsiders in Love: A Reading ListEverything is copy.” That was an Ephron family saying that I’ve adopted as my own maxim, and it is in that spirit that my debut novel A World tale of two queer women of color, Eleanor and Leena, who grow away from and towards each other over the course of 13 years––is a web of references to every person I’ve met, movie...

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Finding a Home for the Last Refugees of World War IIDespite the logistical problems—the lack of rolling stock, trucks, and cargo planes, the bombed-out roads and bridges, shortages of food and fuel, and the exhaustion of the troops who, having fought and won the Second World War, now had to transport millions of civilians home—the repatriation campaign succeeded beyond expectations.

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When a Libertarian Experiment BackfiresThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the worlds leading thinkers and writers about t...

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Episode 178: The TraditionThis week, Julia, Rider, and Tod read and discuss Jericho Brown's Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, The Tradition.

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145: Raven Leilani and Danzy Senna's NEW PEOPLE  So Many Damn BooksIn This Episode: Raven Leilani drops in with her hot new novel Luster and gets us into all sorts of things, from candles to disco to painting to amorality, and how you have to come to the page as though you don't think anyone will read it.

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If I Tell You What I Plan to Read This Fall, Maybe I Will Actually Do ItI filmed this before the list dropped, so I want to say a huge congrats to Aiden Thomas for the first own-voices YA book featuring a trans character to hit the NYT Bestseller list!

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You Should Incorporate Weather Into Your WritingI was sitting outside on my porch reading a book, as every writer does, when suddenly — splish!

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Storytelling for Beginners. How to stimulate your storytelling…How do you tap into your creativity? Whether we are embarking on a new project, or we are seasoned in our craft, we can often get into a pit of ‘stuckness'.

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The Writing Olympics: How to Train Yourself as a WriterIf you've ever witnessed a sporting event, you've probably noticed that there are always a few players who seem to outshine all the other players.

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How to Write a Transformation StoryBecome a better creative writer with The Write Practice. Find the best writing lessons, get timed writing prompts and exercises, and then publish your writing in our community to get feedback.

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How to Write a Research Paper: A Beginner's GuideScientific writing is all about collecting the scattered pieces of your research and connect them to convey your research as a story.

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Reading My Favourite Sequel EverI receive a small commission from purchases made using the links in my description. This commission helps me to be able to continue making videos for you to enjoy.

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Margaret Atwood will receive a lifetime achievement award from the the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.Today, the organizers of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced that Margaret Atwood will receive the 2020 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, named in honor of the eponymous U.S. diplomat.

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The Langston League has created an episode-by-episode syllabus for Lovecraft Country.HBO’s Lovecraft Country is a strange and unexpected television experience, rife with arcane allusions, uncanny twists, and a wonderfully anachronistic soundtrack.

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Um, who's going to tell the French about American Dirt?Today, the longlist for France's annual Grand Prix de LittÃrature AmÃricaine , was announced. Here's the list, which is pretty good, though one title seems a little surprising.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for September 14, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away by Meg Medina and Sonia Sanchez.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of SeptemberSeptember's new science fiction and fantasy books range widely, from terrifying space salvage operations to an original fantasy series set among an empire of islands.

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You're Not a Writer; You're a CarpenterAriel Levy says, "You can always report a story. It feels like magic, but it works like carpentry."

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What I've been reading lately: the new and the notableWelcome to Quick Lit, where we share short and sweet reviews of what we’ve been reading lately on the 15th of the month.

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Another BookTuber Picks My Book Haul ep. 6I am currently using a Canon 700d camera with the kit lens to film my videos linked here: also use a 183cm Super Strong Tripod linked here: when filming at night or in low light PhotoSel soft box lights, which are linked here.

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10 Books about Doomed LoveEleanor Boudreau recommends poetry and stories about sex, heartbreak, and star-crossed lovers.

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Everything Is Filthy and I Am All ChoresStrange, short, and diverting writing delivered to your inbox every Monday.

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7 of the Best Unusual Career Books for Your Job SearchWhether you're changing jobs or just in the market for an unusual career, these books will have you covered.

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7 of the Best Summer 2020 Books by Women in TranslationWomen in Translation Month has ended but the joy of celebrating and reading women in translation doesn't have to!

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What Made Black And Blue Pens Standard? A Colorful Look at InkTaking a look at ink, one of the tools we use to write and preserve words, and how the ink colors we choose affect us.

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Lessons From a King: Remembering Chadwick Boseman's Black PantherA reader remembers Chadwick Boseman and the important lessons he taught us as the comics character Black Panther.

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9 Under-the-Radar Fairytale and Folktale RetellingsCheck out these under-the-radar fairytale and folktale retellings, including little known works by Rudolfo Anaya and Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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Portable and Tote-able: 60 Fall 2020 YA PaperbacksPile up your TBR with these 60 incredible Fall 2020 YA paperbacks, with something for every kind of reader.

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Living in Haunted Houses: Reading Shirley Jackson in QuarantineOn the experience of reading and examining Shirley Jackson's commentary on women and domesticity, and the author's legacy in horror.

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10 of the Best Books About the Dark Side of ModelingTake a journey into the complex and often dangerous world of fashion with these books about the dark side of modeling.

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Riot Recommendation: 21 of Your Favorite Recent Works of Crime FictionHere are 21 of the best recent works of crime fiction according to our readers!

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Lit Hub Daily: September 14, 2020The countess who wanted to be the most photographed woman in the world: Nathalie LÃger on Virginia Oldoïni of Castiglione. - Lit Hub History Sophia Chang on entering the Wu-Tang Clans inner...

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How I Got Over My MLSThe debate for whether the Master’s in Library. Science degree is really necessary for employment as a librarian in the United States isn’t that new.

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For 3 Days Only, Get $2,000 of Freelance Writing Trainings for Just $99The 12 freelance writing resources available through The Writer's Bundle normally retail for $2,000+. But through this deal, you can get your hands on ALL of them for $99.

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The Crucial Link Between Your Story's Inciting Event and Climactic MomentI often talk about how the Inciting Event in the First Act and the Climactic Moment in the Third Act must bookend each other-or how the Inciting Event must ask a question that the Climactic Moment answers.

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews"Wandering in Strange Lands," "The Pink Line," "The Discomfort of Evening," and "High as the Waters Rise."

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An American Writer for an Age of DivisionThe playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar has never been afraid of provoking audiences. His new autofiction novel, "Homeland the origins of Trump's toxicity, the tensions of Muslim identity, and the splintering of a family and a country, Alexandra Schwartz writes."

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The Virus That Became a Muse for Herve GuibertThe young writer, who died at thirty-five, in 1991, wrote about the ravaging of AIDS in controversial, self-exposing, always defiant fiction.

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Nicole Krauss on the Drama of DesireDeborah Treisman interviews the author Nicole Krauss about "Switzerland," her story from the September 21, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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Goya and the Art of SurvivalIn the turbulent Spain of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Goya skimmed waves of change that swamped others, Peter Schjeldahl writes.

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Ep 343: Grades Are For SquaresThis week we're talking about a second-person essay by Jennifer Murvin that was first published in The Cincinnati Review.

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Ep 435Michael Chabon's 2007 alternate history novel is a murder mystery featuring a hard-boiled detective, though neither the detective nor the murder mystery are the most memorable parts of it.

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Alex Ross on Wagner's Complicated Influence on American CultureIn 1906, McClure's, the most culturally ambitious and politically outspoken American magazine of the day, hired Willa Cather as an editor.

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Sophia Chang on Entering the Wu-Tang Clan's Inner CircleIn early 1993, I received a demo tape that didn't get thrown into the boxes under my desk because there was already a buzz building around it.

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The Best Part of Us"Nights and days came and passed, And summer and winter and the rain. And it was good to be a little island."

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Life in the Forever Fires: Toward Serenity in an ApocalypseI was on a plane when the Tubbs Fire burned. This was 2017. A rumor ran through the airport that our flight was one of only a dozen to land that day, that the remaining hundreds of others were canceled, diverted, sent to destinations the people in them had not elected when they boarded for takeoff.

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Tim Wu on Why It's Not Actually Illegal to Be a Massive Corporate MonopolyFrom the worldwide rise of populism and medical tourism, to Chinese smartphones and Nigerian Cinema—each season on Underreported with Nicholas Lemann we’ll travel to different places and bring you...

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The Countess Who Wanted to be the Most Photographed Woman in the WorldOne July day in 1856, the very young Countess of Castiglione appeared for the first time at Mayer and Pierson, a photographic studio for high society.

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War, Anonymity, and the Dangerous Line Between Truth and FictionA cat has seven souls in Arabic. In English cats have nine lives. You probably have both nine lives and seven souls, because otherwise I don’t know how you made it this far.” The first time I knew...

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The Most Savage Book Reviews of All TimeFor tens of thousands of years, human beings have been using fictional devices to shape their worlds and communicate with one another.

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What Draws Libertarians to New Hampshire?When John Babiarz grew up as the son of Polish immigrants in the 1960s and 70s in Southington, Connecticut , his household was haunted by the ghosts of monolithic governments run amok.

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Cherie Dimaline on Representing Native Youth in Her WorkFirst Draft: A Dialogue of Writing is a weekly show featuring in-depth interviews with fiction, nonfiction, essay writers, and poets, highlighting the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft, and the literary arts.

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Grammar and Our Changing SocietyI'm pleased to welcome Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva, back to The Book Designer. You may remember Arlene from her previous guest post, Copyediting: It Doesn’t End With Your Manuscript.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Beta ReadersBeta readers are a vital resource on your novel-writing journey. But these specialty editors care about more than grammar.

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Five Ways Trying to Get Published Is Exactly Like DatingFinishing my book was easy. Well, not really. It took about twenty-five years, but it still doesn't feel as challenging as trying to get it published.

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