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June 5, 2013

Postcard Lit 0

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In the latest issue of Bookslut, Madeline Monson-Rosen takes a look at A Card from Angela Carter, a biography which tells the story of the writer’s life through her long correspondence with a friend.

June 5, 2013

Werewolves Etc. 0

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A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Brad Listi’s interview with the novelist Benjamin Percy. Now, at The Nervous Breakdown, Sharon Herrigan reviews Percy’s book Red Moon, which she says “speaks to us right out of the headlines.”

June 5, 2013

Talking with Colum McCann 0

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“I’ve been writing about ‘real’ characters and placing them in a shaped, or fictional, world. Writing TransAtlantic, there was never really a plan, at the early stages, to question the line between fiction and nonfiction. I just went on instinct, and then these worlds started to braid.” The Rumpus interviews Colum McCann.

June 5, 2013

Writing Home 0

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Your daily Canada: Michael LaPointe wonders what happened to the genre of CanLit.

June 5, 2013

A Bit Florid 0

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What were your hobbies when you were a teenager? Emily Dickinson collected flowers.

June 4, 2013

In Case You Didn’t Know 0

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In The Globe and Mail, Nick Mount reviews How to Read Literature, a new book by Terry Eagleton that you can file next to Reading Like a Writer and How Fiction Works.

June 4, 2013

Siiiick 0

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Gnarly, dude: Leanne Shapton’s reading her new book at a surf shop.

June 4, 2013

Formative Influence 0

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For every download of “In Memory of a Friend, Teacher and Mentor,” Philip Roth’s eulogy to his high school teacher, the folks at Audible will donate a dollar to the Newark Public Library. Learn more in The Paris Review Daily’s new interview with Roth.

June 4, 2013

Nein, nein! 0

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Bad news, guys: the longest word in the German language is officially no longer a word.

June 4, 2013

Tale of a Giraffe 0

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Today in New Zealand: Granta published a Kiwi short story in partnership with Commonwealth Writers.