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A daily literary website highlighting the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.

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"Finish reading a book, and its cover serves as a souvenir commemorating a transportive reading experience." https://t.co/8g0mBwDDFx"With plans cast aside, I’m left to surrender to not knowing more than whatever is happening in front of me now." https://t.co/Fz164hmMI4"A sentence is more than its meaning. It is a line of words where logic and lyric meet." https://t.co/IXyiG8oMlX"“This could possibly be a place where students not only become exposed to the literary world of Haruki Murakami, b… https://t.co/cIYNR80ICF“I’d say that more than half of the purchases were completely performative, and we could feel the general disintere… https://t.co/prv7wY6W4JRediscover the classics by Elizabeth Bishop, Langston Hughes, and more. https://t.co/fxl0aWk12RRegister today for the 2020 #CundillHistoryPrize Festival, December 2 & 3! Featuring 2019 winner Julia Lovell's Cun… https://t.co/JpNnm0NOl3
11/28
2020
Definitely on our short list for "50 Over 50." https://t.co/ajenBnvyOTA little more Black Friday reading for you! https://t.co/OyJUZwNyzmHave you signed up for our #MemoirMonday newsletter yet? @The_Rumpus @Narratively @GrantaMag @CatapultStory @lithubhttps://t.co/20zS393vCV
Retweeted by Literary HubTHANKS A LOT VICTORIANS (maybe go for a walk today?) https://t.co/ofWS5VcsUw"If Black Friday did not exist, Thomas Pynchon would probably invent it." https://t.co/UyriujaYRJ"I sometimes think, as an adult, about how we’re both released and shut out in a cruel way from that obsessive, ove… https://t.co/Zwqt9qH8wK
11/27
2020
While you spatchcock or whatever: a story by @mhbertino. https://t.co/BWuSMT1FZMIn which Kathleen Alcott goes in search of tradition, one house at a time. https://t.co/uucdMRHYhVA classic of the season, by @heyteebs. https://t.co/k3kjdjndUeGive thanks for the seedkeepers... https://t.co/VPAC8bQJqjA very good day to read poetry by Indigenous women. https://t.co/Vlz8cXi5oAWoooo! https://t.co/GZeg1G0N30
11/26
2020
For my first ever @lithub piece, I talked to independent bookstore owners and booksellers about anti-racism books,… https://t.co/s60c4Rc674
Retweeted by Literary HubA few unconventional families to make you miss your own . . . or at least to read about while hiding from them. https://t.co/Z5Q9m6Yw9QIn Virginie Despente’s Vernon Subutex 1, a failing record store owner finds himself left only with the video legac… https://t.co/rh1Q2IBOUn
Retweeted by Literary HubZahia Rahmani questions identity in #Albertine Prize nominee “Muslim”: A Novel, a poetic reflection on being uproot… https://t.co/rseHvFopnY
Retweeted by Literary HubFive childhood friends enter adulthood in search of a better future in Lyonel Trouillot’s #Albertine Prize nominee… https://t.co/pttCC73k0Y
Retweeted by Literary HubTime is running out to vote for the #AlbertinePrize! Animalia by Jean-Baptiste del Amo follows the evolution of a… https://t.co/V8N2FmtXHF
Retweeted by Literary HubWhy you should watch HBO's adaptation of Between the World and Me. https://t.co/hqzqNf7YDaIn #Albertine Prize nominee Hold Fast Your Crown, Yannick Haenel blurs the lines between cinema and literature in o… https://t.co/a6sD0bXQIf
Retweeted by Literary Hub @emilyatterbury @prepartynap Came here to say that.It's not an album, but . . . https://t.co/mpxHIlIejT“For all their education, erudition, and reputation as men committed to liberty, they lacked the moral vision to gr… https://t.co/2dHfxqdMrqWrote about Sean Bean getting shot in the face for the crime of reading Yeats https://t.co/cu1z2hy2Ko
Retweeted by Literary Hub @atrubek The answer is YES.“Finish reading an especially difficult book, and its cover functions more like a trophy awarded for intellectual l… https://t.co/OP6y4o1B1WThe falcon may not be able to hear the falconer, but we can all hear the many, many echoes of Yeats in pop culture. https://t.co/0YsY3EffdmThe era of the TikTok book deal has officially begun. https://t.co/Qz2PB5IsDiThe best reviewed books of the month in science, tech, and nature! Thanks to @bookmarksreads. https://t.co/wfAPIf47LwCongratulations to all! https://t.co/RlFFNbbaXaIn which @prepartynap collects 8 fictional housewives who have snapped (in a fun way). https://t.co/9wPiik6EKr“During the summer of 2020, I spent countless hours helping irate customers cancel their orders of popular anti-rac… https://t.co/uBpRCPI7FYWith winter at the doorstep, find a little warmth in the best book covers of November. https://t.co/rU7TDXOPR5I answered a few Qs for @lithub, praising @GarthGreenwell, Morgan Bassichis, & more. And "meh" to The Secret Histor… https://t.co/GTyhmfk7X7
Retweeted by Literary Hub“There has been a 30- to 40-year war against human political imagination.” A conversation between the late David… https://t.co/n5O14uXCn0All aboard the S.S. PRH? (Or maybe we'll just stay on the beach.)
11/25
2020
just gonna hang out here til the end of the pandemic, who's with me https://t.co/dclAhFGj15
Retweeted by Literary HubSaid Warden Harper in an email to PublicSource, “This policy is by no means permanent.” Let’s make sure it isn’t. https://t.co/M9RrQE89sa"Fast forward a few years and my haptic gloves could be mimicking the sensation of turning pages as my nutri-cube p… https://t.co/iFLORRagRFRecommended listening for car rides, while cooking with your family, or just as a treat: one of our favorite storie… https://t.co/Da7bpDG8G9Art thieves! Nazi-resistors! Medieval scientists! It's the best reviewed books of the month in history and politic… https://t.co/pzMYZytzFLEverybody loves FROG AND TOAD! Everybody loves... solitude? A great conversation on @litcenturypod https://t.co/PpH6ojjH99The Zoom background you never knew you always needed: Vita Sackville-West's reading room! https://t.co/KPzNpqGj2JArchitect Kengo Kuma is designing a public library at Tokyo’s Waseda University, Haruki Murakami’s alma mater, to h… https://t.co/8t5i8If7pc“My favorite cover illustrations aren’t likely to be your favorites.” Artist Bruce McCall goes deep on the "New Y… https://t.co/XgpRShq54lA few words with the brilliant @groveatlantic editor behind two (2) Booker Prizes! @peterblackstock, I am in awe of… https://t.co/Ibdc2fPmRA
Retweeted by Literary Hub“Televangelists understood that the plots of spiritual redemption and pecuniary redemption were virtually identical… https://t.co/Iql7ogpaRUCongratulations to all! https://t.co/390UBh54GK @beeshif Yes! If you email lithub@lithub.com, we can add you manually.“There is so much food and we have no agenda.” Mark Twain absolutely doing Thanksgiving the right way. https://t.co/NiJhvogLg3 @beeshif Ok, thanks! We'll loop in the 🤖November is the new December for your local indie! Here are today's new releases for your gift-buying needs. https://t.co/LvwWUUIIdjWe discussed solitude and all the angles on intimacy in the work of Arnold Lobel: https://t.co/7tXNivy0as
Retweeted by Literary Hub @beeshif Can you show us the error message? And is this where you're trying to sign up? (on the homepage) https://t.co/dDbGAwSUow“When American troops returned stateside after WWI ended, they brought their taste for doughnuts with them.” Mayb… https://t.co/05riWRtLp8Can you imagine being this good at something? @peterblackstock on editing back-to-back Booker winners. https://t.co/goVBLRd2IE
11/24
2020
To the depraved killer that abducted her, she was the one that got away. Now it’s her chance to ensure he doesn’t.… https://t.co/UoyJOoPSAZ“A thoughtful and powerful study of the corrosive effects of fear, the damage we do to ourselves and our loved ones… https://t.co/6lbkQse6qUFrom gorgeous boxed sets to beautifully illustrated tomes, @ucpress has a stunning selection of gifts for the avid… https://t.co/Q6fD9otYc6On the one hand, every inch of the Sistine Chapel is reproduced life-size in these books. On the other . . . https://t.co/HJxAqiXAJrCongratulations to both! https://t.co/c2UeotPwlmDid somebody say “Toni Morrison marathon reading”? (No, but it’s happening, along with a ton more virtual literary… https://t.co/0xjZWyYaGoBring us any and all Alan Rickman content, especially his "anecdotal, indiscreet, witty, gossipy and utterly candid… https://t.co/pJNU46PuJ3“I wasn’t ready yet for the implications of Black people as interpreters of outer space.” Ntozake Shange on Sun Ra… https://t.co/HLLcrw2er5“Last Dance pulled me in and wouldn’t let go. The writing shines like broken glass. The story is fresh, sharp, and… https://t.co/GeQoH04KCn“In the early days of a first draft, it doesn’t take much for a story to shift.” Nancy Star on the ways we can get… https://t.co/csMhVkPy2PJoy Harjo will be the second poet in history to serve a third consecutive term as US Poet Laureate. https://t.co/7i5Sy1xf3A“The curious story of how a sticky discharge from billions of insect bodies became a vehicle for the globalization… https://t.co/WgYscbgxiM“The whole of Oxford is run on lines so frightfully cliquish. You have got to belong to the circle of the boys if y… https://t.co/MhIGNOn89eAnd Oxford's official word of 2020 is . . . this 16 page document. (How subversive?) https://t.co/XhQ3EIKMde“Did you sometimes want to kill your husband after you had a baby?” 👀 Ellen O’Connell Whittet on the pandemic stres… https://t.co/9CpOD2UpMq“If one of them was awarded the prize, the winner would read a statement that rebuked the male-dominated awards hie… https://t.co/pUq7RmbxOn
11/23
2020
"I live in gratitude to my parents for initiating me—and as early as I begged for it, without keeping me waiting—in… https://t.co/879EmYlN5P"The landscape of queer fiction is brilliant, shimmering, vast, a dream." https://t.co/WZSAeCL2Ns"They followed their hearts to places the monde did not approve of, and followed their dreams to places the monde c… https://t.co/a87DojLDZj"The more I’ve become interested in American history, the more I’ve seen how today’s problems and possible solution… https://t.co/ulLbtDO2Io“I know people who were telling me not to be out here, but I feel like it’s my responsibility as a human being to s… https://t.co/T2eyMlf7nB"The real lesson, regardless, isn’t about how to be a hypermasculine bro or Übermensch hero. It’s that the world do… https://t.co/2XwMKRAYn6"Let’s make some room on the shelf for these and others that, hopefully, will follow them." https://t.co/Qol34qIxlx"Friends who read drafts of my books are my most cherished readers." https://t.co/89S1u4p9ME" 'The Road Not Taken' has confused audiences literally from the beginning." https://t.co/QxxsoiowrV
11/22
2020
“I would be the master of my own mind and imagination; I would repudiate these long-dead white authors who never im… https://t.co/CxKYY3QkK6"It isn’t just that Moby Dick is a white whale; Melville’s narrator, Ishmael, is obsessed with whiteness." https://t.co/AZDxeLBFRoWho doesn’t love an 18th century poetic cat elegy? https://t.co/1ZcJIlHhDU"Political language has lost the impact of faith and conviction, it is emptied of meaning." https://t.co/I7ufzsk2wT“They have not caught you this time." https://t.co/EAYvbW0JtR"Thoughtful punctuating is an occasion to stop, reflect, and immerse ourselves in the contemplative art of the well… https://t.co/KpcML58jth"I was 28 years old, without a literary agent, when I was offered my first publishing deal." https://t.co/Z31Iz6z5UQ"Prose poems are not simply lineated lyric poems in another guise." https://t.co/qObWbIqcYv"Words can be arrested and studied by the language police, but they can’t be controlled for long." https://t.co/5c9CIkWgmD
11/21
2020
This remains one of the loveliest phone calls from @holdengraber - In Which Jan Morris Talks Kindness, Exclamation… https://t.co/kJTWP4YJHt
Retweeted by Literary HubThe former employees of Poets House have claimed that it temporarily closed over their intent to unionize; a spokes… https://t.co/LJHa2FgIFH"A world without film, without stories, without this enchanting list of names they contain would be the end of huma… https://t.co/IWcLcNNWOc
11/20
2020

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