After having the family descend upon me for a reunion last weekend, I’m finally getting on top of this blog again. (Love you, guys!)
- Mark O’Connell wittily ponders why some readers choose to put themselves through the monumental task of reading very long books. (The Millions)
- Matt Grant writes about a topic near and dear to my heart: worrying about making book recommendations. (Book Riot)
- Thomas Keneally, Rivka Galchen, and Anna Holmes recently took on the question of cultural appropriation in fiction. (The Guardian, The New York Times)
- Saskia Lacey takes a stab at listing 50 recent novels that might become classics. Naturally, I disagree with quite a bit of it. (B&N Reads)
- Daniel Jose Ruiz reminisces about his love for Brian Jacques’ Redwall series. (Los Angeles Review of Books)
- Danuta Kean reports on PEN International’s efforts to help writers who’ve been displaced, censored, or persecuted. (The Guardian)
- John Gibbs reveals that stocking a bookstore can be an existential and frustrating experience. (LitHub)
- Kristen Twardowski has tips for reading while walking. (Book Riot)
- James Reith relates the strange practices of Tunglið, an Icelandic press that has turned publishing into performance art. (The Guardian)
Love these blog posts. So much good stuff to read. Thanks for posting.
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