Archive for ‘Books/Lit’

October 21, 2017

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.

Source: How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

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September 7, 2017

An Illustrated Guide to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, 60 Years Later

On the 60th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, we’re taking an illustrated look back at its major players, from Allen Ginsberg to Neal Cassady.

Source: An Illustrated Guide to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, 60 Years Later

September 1, 2017

The Best Books of September 2017: From Salman Rushdie to Alice Waters

The best books hitting shelves September 2017 include new fiction from Salman Rushdie and Celeste Ng, memoir from Adam Gopnik and Alice Waters, and more.

Source: The Best Books of September 2017: From Salman Rushdie to Alice Waters

February 13, 2017

The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers. The best advice I’ve ever…

Source: The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

January 3, 2017

Salon’s author questionnaire: 5 books to start your new year off right – Salon.com

Salon talks to Kris D’Agostino, Derek B. Miller, Ottessa Moshfegh, Jon Raymond & Emily Ruskovich on their new books

Source: Salon’s author questionnaire: 5 books to start your new year off right – Salon.com

January 1, 2017

14 Award-Winning Books You Might Have Missed in 2016

Add these critically-acclaimed reads to your list.

Source: 14 Award-Winning Books You Might Have Missed in 2016

December 29, 2016

These are the books we’re giving our friends this year – Mother Jones – Medium

MoJo staffers review 20 notable reads from 2016.

Source: These are the books we’re giving our friends this year – Mother Jones – Medium

December 29, 2016

Books of the year 2016 – a scientist’s reading list | Science | The Guardian

The twenty-seven books this scientist read in 2016 as part of a long-term project to delve deeper into science and to escape it altogether

Source: Books of the year 2016 – a scientist’s reading list | Science | The Guardian

December 22, 2016

God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

Muzzio’s story is one that may be familiar to anyone who’s been forced to hide who they are when it comes to their sexuality or their religious identity.

Source: God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

December 20, 2016

The 10 Best Books of 2016 – The Mission – Medium

Hey everyone!

Source: The 10 Best Books of 2016 – The Mission – Medium