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Mary Gaitskill Interview on The Millions

I interviewed Mary Gaitskill about her new novel, The Mare, for the lit and culture website The Millions. You can read the conversation here.

A short excerpt from the introduction: 80 more words

My Running Mate for 2016: A Seagull

Recently I made an announcement via Twitter that has not, as of yet, resounded throughout the internet, although the shock waves will surely be felt any minute now: 146 more words

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Go Set a Watchman: "A Microcosm of Lost Cause Romanticism"?

You’ve probably heard: Go Set a Watchman is getting a bad rap. Michael Bourne of The Millions says the new novel from Harper Lee “fails as a work of art in every way except as a corrective to the standard sentimental reading of Atticus Finch.” By and large, this appears to be the consensus, and across the world, parents of little Atticuses (so named for the shining hero of Lee’s… 222 more words

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people with whom I have respect for - Wordpressers who made a splash

If I were you I would read this article and perhaps the other articles that are linked to this article. The reason? These people are masters of their craft and we can learn about them. 17 more words

WordPressers Making a Splash

We read hundreds of blogs and websites every day, from up-and-coming voices and established pros alike. We love visiting those sites on WordPress.com, but it’s just as rewarding to see other platforms embrace the work of writers, journalists, and artists who regularly publish here, introducing it to new audiences. 635 more words


Library Link Line-Up!

Greetings everyone!

I hope you have some nice plans for this weekend. Before you head out on a weekend getaway or if you’re just going to relax on the couch this morning, give these links a try! 292 more words

Library Link Line-Up

Seidel's Views on Recommending Books

Matt Seidel of The Millions experiences very humorous neuroses about recommending books to others (explored in the piece “Let Me Think About It: On Recommending Books” 128 more words