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May 27, 2016

50 Favorite Fictional Women 0

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Fifty authors, editors, and publishers, including Year in Reading alumnae Rachel Cantor and Julia Alvarez, have come together to discuss their favorite fictional women at Brooklyn Magazine.

May 26, 2016

The Queens Bookshop Initiative 0

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What can make the world a better place? Books. Check out this Kickstarter to bring a bookstore to Queens.

May 26, 2016

Too Male 0

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Do you ever watch TV and think, “Hm, there are a lot of men here”? McSweeney’s offers executive notes on TV shows that are skewed “too male.” Our own Jacob Lambert writes on TV that’s a little too real.

May 26, 2016

Chatting with Rushdie 1

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“A lot of writers are big readers. Very often, when you’re writing your day’s work, something you write will remind you of something that you read. And the thing that you read shines a kind of light on the sentences that you’re writing. So I think it would be very hard to write without having […]

May 26, 2016

Non-Issues 0

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“As a gay man, I would argue that gender and sexual identities are irrelevant, complete non-issues.” Alexandre Vidal Porto talks with our own Bruna Dantas Lobato about Brazilian fiction, gender identity, and his second novel, Sergio Y., at BOMB Magazine.

May 26, 2016

Raining Poetry 0

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Bostonians, check out this new collaboration between the city and Mass Poetry. They’ve been covering the city’s sidewalks in poetry that you can only see when it rains. If you’re visiting the city, stop at the Old Corner Bookstore for lunch, which is now a Chipotle.

May 25, 2016

Cultural Confusion 0

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Over at Broadly, MariNaomi talks about heritage and her graphic memoir, Turning Japanese. Pair with Mia Nakaji Monnier’s Millions interview with the author.

May 25, 2016

The Life of Objects 0

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“The meanings we assign to hoods have everything to do with what we regard as frightening and dangerous, and where we think that power resides.” Alison Kinney on her Hood, the latest book in the Object Lessons series.

May 25, 2016

The Future Is Unwritten 0

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It turns out that books by self-publishers and small presses are eating away at the Big Four’s market share. Pair with this series from The Millions about the future of the book.

May 25, 2016

The Marriage of Opposites 0

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“I can’t help but worry that those of us who hoped that the marriage of pop culture and feminism would yield deliciously progressive fruit might have a lot to answer for.” Andi Zeisler on her new book and 20 years of Bitch Magazine. Also check out this Millions essay on feminist pop anthems.