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"Listening and ingesting the many twists and recurrences of the plot, points of view, and of the storyteller’s back… https://t.co/2oZ3AZ7mweOn Keen On #COVID19 with @ajkeen, @jonathantaplin discusses what the past, especially in pop culture, can teach us… https://t.co/EabitIUmz9
Retweeted by Literary Hub"While I am at times consumed by frustration and anger that many of the same battles for equality still need to be… https://t.co/ZLyOAaHmyQ"Representation is not the solution to racism or medical injustice. Neither is finding the language to articulate o… https://t.co/l5oLbFpGLsI am so fucking sad that we can't have a Masquerade this year, truly the best literary party. If you miss it too, p… https://t.co/tfk32Ma8DT
Retweeted by Literary HubCan't believe she's not calling it The Wrong Hill To Die On. https://t.co/g517KV9iILGreat audiobooks by Brit Bennett, Samantha Irby, Natasha Trethewey, and more. https://t.co/g8KCb156zUDo you love books, blogs, and laughing alone in your home? Great news—we're hiring a new editorial fellow! This is… https://t.co/Usr4Ty57w7.@cesegal on a very These Times-appropriate drive-in production of The Waste Land. https://t.co/yvGN4RWEvs"For centuries, now, one unfolding story that has hidden within our culture’s worship of speed—otherwise known as p… https://t.co/GpAE58ZyxZ"In the next four years of working on Anna Karenina, Tolstoy would communicate having had one, maybe two more exper… https://t.co/5RgtgaF9g6"Yes, you’ll have to wear this mask your entire life also. There’s no vaccine for who you’ll be, or how you’ll be v… https://t.co/6FklZMpOsI"I rub my thighs together—sorry, couldn’t resist—and tell myself over and over that I am beautiful and, what do you… https://t.co/PYMDqVlWxWWell, this is very nice. https://t.co/0q5WJPqISZIn 1938, a terrible hurricane came ashore on Long Island—and only one forecaster predicted its deadly path. https://t.co/0ahQQK6qbOThe world’s most inspired wines and the stories behind them. Curated by the wine industry’s most decorated team of… https://t.co/5xianTUOo2Margot Mifflin (@Msmifflin) on Lencola Sullivan and the racism of beauty pageants. https://t.co/PG5Caca49F"Far better than we ever did in the 1960s, people now are working together." Lee Weiner, one of the Chicago Seven,… https://t.co/4qtbklGOPG @TheLizMac Oh, we never read our own articles. Feels too much like bragging.¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/DdtJuHTdk8Can hardly believe it, but the first chapter of The Island Child is in @lithub If you haven't had a chance to read… https://t.co/OTnFyBKyrm
Retweeted by Literary HubTonight at 8pm Eastern, The Antibody & @Center4Fiction present a @BincFoundation fundraiser to support indie bookse… https://t.co/RviQ1b2WGg
Retweeted by Literary Hub"Looking closely at O’Connor’s writings a decade after my diagnosis, I didn’t recoil at our shared illness—I recoil… https://t.co/b0ry7eiEUt.@jamestatehill recommends five great audiobooks by Black women, to bring #BlackoutBestsellerList to your ears. https://t.co/g8KCb156zU"An enormous gap has grown in recent decades in so many parts of the globe, one that has dug a canyon between how p… https://t.co/usd0vF0sPXWe may be biased, but all our shows on #BookRadio: https://t.co/hZlBUa5M6c https://t.co/tWV3yxwctu
Retweeted by Literary Hub"The light from Pushkin’s brilliance exposed Tolstoy’s efforts’ seeming lifelessness." Bob Blaisdell on the early d… https://t.co/9xFHGRXPRNWe endorse this endorsement. https://t.co/wC9S4vd103"Your born mask brought fear. This new one redoubles it." Jasmon Drain on what is covered and hidden. https://t.co/Ixusk9XvxpMy podcast got a special visit from Call Your Girlfriend! Here are @aminatou & @annfriedman talking about what it's… https://t.co/PZAM49EiW8
Retweeted by Literary Hub“When I’m writing into my notebook, [it] is for no one but me.” On @wmfapodcast, we revisit a conversation with… https://t.co/5NbOUm3MTM
Retweeted by Literary Hub“Every girl remembers her first diet. Usually, it’s her mother’s.” @LauraMLippman on the (non-)journey to eating wh… https://t.co/T8bGgEgq8E
8/6
2020
Are shrimp the original bullshit artists? https://t.co/1wBkGVVZxHToday is a good day to read Toni Morrison's wonderful evisceration of a racist quasi-biography of Angela Davis. https://t.co/iguNG96jLBOn @otherppl, @hilsaphina discusses her new novel, “Temporary” (@Coffee_House_) & the current moment. “I’m always a… https://t.co/U3JkiDqeW5
Retweeted by Literary Hub"There was nothing subtle or delicate about using a nerve agent in a crowded civilian area. It was an act of stunni… https://t.co/P1hv4x7b81On #TheQuarantineTapes with @dublab, Paul @holdengraber and @susanorlean discuss her recent viral tweets and our de… https://t.co/xfzzA2MueB
Retweeted by Literary Hub"There was something about this icon. I was drawn to it, but unable to say why." https://t.co/jxT8WTGvFNAnd yet, they still refuse to adapt our tweets. https://t.co/cffGUJkAY0Make some room on your shelves (or your floor—no judgment). https://t.co/n2OMG6goQu"When one wants to write about the African-American past, one has to think imaginatively. One has to imagine millio… https://t.co/6ATEFTu4uQSean Hannity doesn't know Latin, or that you should always double-check Google translate. https://t.co/rRhNKWaDWM"Artists are like other professionals who work from a sense of commitment—teachers, social workers—and who opt for… https://t.co/qlNy5rCKmLOdie Lindsey on POV shifts and moral dilemmas on Willie Nelson's "Red Headed Stranger." https://t.co/EZKGMMXes2Announcing season 2 of #Thresholds, hosted by @jordan_kisner! We will kick off our new season next week with Ocean… https://t.co/vR0NGE4XQm
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Retweeted by Literary HubI love how immediately recognizable this is for anyone who's taken a guided tour. In @lithub today an excerpt of Y… https://t.co/EEGfNnzuGI
Retweeted by Literary Hub"Hatred their brand, they love to hate; / to make their money and to hate. Killing— / is jubilate a word? They jubi… https://t.co/UBMaxFF5T5The deadline is Friday! Publishers and literary orgs, apply for one-time grants from the Literary Arts Emergency Fu… https://t.co/HPlY8FulHq
Retweeted by Literary HubIt's been a year since Toni Morrison's death. Thankfully, we'll always have her words. https://t.co/5ifA6MjVKk @MakennaGoodman1 🙏💫.@Kapka_Kassabova visits the Black Madonna of Lake Ohrid, and her keeper. https://t.co/jxT8WTGvFNAugust's book haul is full of gems—including these recommendations from Lit Hub staff & contributors. https://t.co/n2OMG6goQu @doughelman yep. you caught us. 👏There are only 7 types of stories: man vs. man, man vs. dog, dog vs. zombie, James Bond, stories of kings and lords… https://t.co/KjrefsQCEE“The closer I moved towards my subjects and their homelands, the more intimate the book became.” @MorganJerkins on… https://t.co/RzmlgZ3IjWOn episode two of Mighty SONG Writers, jazz pianist Marcus Roberts talks reading, writing, and musical idols, and p… https://t.co/S5wLhCNWoO"Art may occupy the realm of the spirit, but artists do not. They have bodies as well as souls, and bodies make the… https://t.co/wRNNIE40W5For @lithub, I wrote about what it takes to write about African-American families, the rejection of objectivity whe… https://t.co/eli9SZzmFu
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8/5
2020
"Clark is a writer whose work is suffused with a profound sense of aftermath." https://t.co/03QHAqBatLDigging into the dozens of quarantine reading lists out there to create... the ULTIMATE quarantine reading list. https://t.co/3T1ywkmQFG @ZJHunt @GDBookShop 😍📚🐕"I can say without any doubt that bookstore cats represent the apex of domesticated pets." Revisiting this old… https://t.co/DNyYL6sVfV
Retweeted by Literary Hub"Not even a pandemic can demilitarize paradise." https://t.co/9HnMX539pR"To imitate the black race proves the gulf between the white and black worlds, a gap that must be shown again and a… https://t.co/WoszEQw3obWhich book broke @erinmorgenstern's imagination open? https://t.co/tVLMc51PLiWelcome to the Hotel Borgarfjaroasysla Grand Imperial Hotel. The bar is always open, the restaurant is offering 13-… https://t.co/y0Jalgh7kq"The experience of seeing a fellow human instantaneously transported from a place of unreachable, unbreathing uncon… https://t.co/F3tWBnOadl“Gripping, beautifully written, and genuinely chilling, THE NOTHING MAN had me from page one. Simply stellar.” —Meg… https://t.co/2Vjhr7owRg"In the violence of that April’s rain, a number of scientists saw not an aberration, but the future." https://t.co/CmzaTOzvCmPro tip: silk pajamas are the perfect complement to the local caviar. https://t.co/L4ULirlRX9"Why is there bullshit everywhere? Part of the answer is that everyone, crustacean or raven or fellow human being,… https://t.co/dp3hHYXHpg"Often these days we hear medical experts say 'there’s no evidence.' They might better say 'we don’t know.' Same di… https://t.co/JTNIl8Pjup“Exacting, hilarious, and deadly . . . A writer of exhilarating freedom and daring.” —Zadie Smith, Harper’s Bazaar… https://t.co/vKUlbyveEBTruly a bounty! https://t.co/sumK8dPPGF"I look at maps tracking the pandemic. Our peoples and islands are not even included. Invisibility is a pre-existin… https://t.co/HUgK7fENnQLooking for an elevated summer beach read? Don’t miss The Disaster Tourist, a “mordantly witty novel [that] reads l… https://t.co/bqrb4hL79UCongratulations to Book Quibi! https://t.co/nlS8xNoMomEdward Ball on how white supremacists used Mardi Gras to enforce racial division in Reconstruction-era New Orleans. https://t.co/9vu1pbPlfo"Under quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, overdoses at home seemed to be increasing." Maya Alexandri (@May7a)… https://t.co/4dU4YqRobxWe love you, Curbside Larry. https://t.co/kKKy6VHQxw“We’d always been aware of our vulnerability to the weather, attuned to the possibility of disaster.” @ligayamishanhttps://t.co/eLcpRZGFNSToday! 6 PM PST! @mollywizenberg in conversation with @kateschatz, presented by @ElliottBayBooks. Register here:… https://t.co/NXwQYVab4zSophy Roberts has some gear suggestions for the beautiful extremes of Siberia. https://t.co/L4ULirlRX9In March when NYC quarantine began, I asked if lit lovers would be interested in online readings. After getting man… https://t.co/Qix4pDm5Pe
Retweeted by Literary HubFrankenstein's monster is wearing two masks and a face shield, yet you still run from him in fright! https://t.co/DPyqaajrq9Are shrimp the original bullshit artists? https://t.co/1wBkGVVZxH“We are in a nightmare, and have been for a long time. But nightmares, like pandemics, eventually end.” Terrence Ho… https://t.co/l1vqY6YFW1
8/4
2020
Don’t miss @mollywizenberg in conversation with @kateschatz tomorrow (8/4) at 6:00–register here… https://t.co/5sIYla1uuq
Retweeted by Literary Hub"As I sit at this window and perceive the outside in various degrees of isolation, I am forced to realize the vital… https://t.co/Li32AoWOhDWillow Curry: "That art and activism go hand in hand is not even a question. There has been no modern freedom strug… https://t.co/rfMjVfnXYG @andibartz This is so great! 🙌🙌🙌Spiritualists, idealists, cultists, and more: Tara Isabella Burton presents a reading list on the search for meanin… https://t.co/qz9uz8SHh6"In the wake of its most difficult days in the 1970s and 1980s, the Bronx has been hard to 'see' clearly beneath th… https://t.co/ZJpUXjGYKr"I’m fascinated by the idea of a taxonomy in nonfiction, of order, an ever-expanding vocabulary to articulate what… https://t.co/ZK16mJDMq7On "Personal Space," @MorganJerkins talks to @saribotton about her historical memoir, "Wandering in Strange Lands." https://t.co/4lZ6bem6ze#AuthorsforBlackVoices is auctioning off some very cool stuff to raise money for racial justice non-profits. https://t.co/fOllfcQmAA"On Limbo" is a new site that focuses on social justice inspired by #BLM, curating voices + perspectives to an audi… https://t.co/4YAe1aeYkF
Retweeted by Literary Hub"By our memories we allow the dead who have been so important to us, who we have loved, to truly be released into t… https://t.co/BXgRcter8e
8/3
2020

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