For me, book recommendations are a bit of an art form, and I’m constantly...– Counterpoint: I LOVE Recommending Books!
You must write, and read, as if your life depended on it.– Adrienne Rich, who died today at age 82. (via irisblasi)
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The 9 Smartest Things Said about the non-Pulitzer
I can’t get enough no-Pulitzer talk and have been reading everything I can find over the last week. Here are nine of the smartest things I’ve seen on the subject. (I am abstaining from considering discussion that has appeared here on Book Riot. If you are interested in what I or Bethanne wrote, judge for yourself.) ____________________________ “…let me also just note that the report that the...
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A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has...– Junot Diaz, whose “Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” I’m giving away today as part of World Book Night (via irisblasi)
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The Day the Laughter Died: An Appreciation of... →
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I judge genre UNTIL it becomes foreign genre and then all of a sudden I’m like...– I’ll Read Genre (As Long as It’s Foreign): A Story of Snobbery
When I write, I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth.– Kurt Vonnegut (via martinaboone)
The List List #3
Boy does the internet like a list. And boy, does the bookish internet love a book list. Here’s a round-up of recent bookish lists that caught our attention. See previous installments here. At NPR, 3 Book on Writing Well. At The Huffington Post, 13 Unlucky Characters in Literature At the new Picador Books tumblr: 140 Literary Songs At Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Literary cafes and bars in Paris ...