Archive for ‘Books/Lit’

February 15, 2019

Darwin’s Apostles: The Legendary Debate – TheHumanist.com

Read an excerpt from the upcoming Humanist Press book by David Orenstein and Abby Hafer.

Source: Darwin’s Apostles: The Legendary Debate – TheHumanist.com

February 15, 2019

The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

A purposefully-bland Vice President concealing religious zealotry.

Source: The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

September 8, 2018

Why Science Fiction Is the Most Important Genre

Historian Yuval Noah Harari believes sci-fi has the power to shape public opinion.

Source: Why Science Fiction Is the Most Important Genre

August 17, 2018

Enlightenment Wow: The Humanist Interview with Steven Pinker – TheHumanist.com

The 2006 Humanist of the Year doesn’t need rose-colored glasses to see what’s clear about humanity’s progress. STEVEN PINKER is a cognitive scientist, psychologist, linguist, popular science author, and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He has been recognized by a number of prestigious academic bodies, including the National Academy […]

Source: Enlightenment Wow: The Humanist Interview with Steven Pinker – TheHumanist.com

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

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