This week on the bookish internet

  • Peggy Dean shows us that, if one is a very good writer, one can toss out all the rules about how to write good sentences right out the window. (Read It Forward)
  • Emma Court writes about the pleasures of rereading childhood favorites and why we keep going back to the well. (The Atlantic)
  • Charlotte Ahlin has tips for diving into a new genre. (Bustle)
  • For pete’s sake, an LGBT+ book display and accompanying buttons are not controversial. (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Arriel Vinson discusses how AAVE is treated like a roadblock to accessibility—and how writers of color are always asked to consider white readers. (Electric Literature)
  • Hong Kong’s Obscene Articles Tribunal has probably given Haruki Murakami the best advertising ever: by declaring that his latest book is indecent. (The Guardian)

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