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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

This week, we’re sharing stories from Rachel Monroe, Jianan Qian, Rene Ebersole, Adi Robertson, and Kyle Chayka.

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Nonfiction

“Poetry— the sound and look of language—definitely played a role in my writing of this novel. Novelists are failed poets, as they say. A good turn of phrase, a beautiful description, and lyricism, I feel, are central to any good writing.

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Culture

I wrote a brief history of the word “pioneer” for The MillionsI really hope you’ll read it!

Culture

New Essay

So honoured to have “The Wolf is Tearing Up the Place” published by one of my favourite literary online magazines, The Millions.

Writing

On Edith Wharton

“One of the brave things that Wharton does is to recognize the coexistence of the world of passion and the world of strictures. I don’t know another writer of her era who felt so seriously bound by the rules of society, and who took so seriously the great forces of emotion that were aligned against those rules.”

—Roxana Robinson in The Millions

Twenty-first Century

Teju Cole Delights in Sentence Fragments

At The Millions, Steve Paulson interviews Teju Cole about why he left Twitter, his photographic inspirations, how he delights in the beauty of sentence fragments, and his meditative approach to combining text and photography in his book, … 277 more words

Nonfiction