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  1. Electric Literature - Home
    Reading into everything. 🇺🇸 More info

    Can Mitski and Her Stans Save American Theater?
    It was a clear, cold night in February when my wife and I took our seats in the sold-out Beacon Theatre to await what would be the most creative one woman show we had seen …
    By Katie Kopajtic, 2,093 words
  2. Eric Idle Blog
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    Current Reading
    Regeneration Pat Barker 1917 Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart. What to do with one of theirs who protests the war. With Wilfred Owen. The Eye in the Door Pat Barker The next in the series. I …
    By Eric Idle, 1,541 words
  3. Erik Kwakkel
    Medieval book historian at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. I post images of medieval books. 🇨🇦 More info

    Medieval selfies and the earliest selfie-stickSelfies are by no...
    Medieval selfies and the earliest selfie-stickSelfies are by no means an exclusively modern phenomenon. During the Middle Ages artists would portray themselves, even realistically. The person seen here made two selfies of himself and even …
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  4. A Garden Kept in a Pocket
    Read any good books lately? 🇺🇸 More info

    2023-11-26 18:55
    China After Mao by Frank Dikötter, 2022 Chinese Primer Zhou Enlai died in January 1976, and the Great Helmsman followed eight months later. After a brief tussle between factions, the Gang of Four was disbanded, …
    By A Garden Kept in a Pocket, 473 words
  5. Goethe Etc.
    Mostly about Goethe and the 18th century. By Goethe Girl. 🇺🇸 More info

    Goethe in Copenhagen in 1932
    Goethe was never actually in Copenhagen, certainly not in 1932, but it shows the extent of his reach and influence and the general knowledge of his works that a parody on his play Faust was …
    By Goethe Girl, 1,379 words
  6. The Indie Bob Spot
    The initial purpose of this blog is to share observations about independent bookstores and support them. 🇺🇸 More info

    The Nook Bookstore - Cedar Falls, IA
    The Nook Bookstore, Cedar Falls, IA (Like The Indie Bob Spot on Facebook and follow The Indie Bob Spot on Twitter)Cedar Falls, IA is one of the towns I’ve kept an eye on for a …
    By Bob, 874 words
  7. in lieu of a field guide
    By Rise. More info

    1762 redux
    (Related post) "But are the men prepared to resist not just one but a possibility of two enemies? None of us expected things would turn out like this."It is 2024 and history is repeating itself. …
    By Rise, 73 words
  8. joe moran's words
    on the everyday, the banal and other important matters. 🇬🇧 More info

    How to Know a Person
    I reviewed David Brooks’s How to Know a Person for the TLS: David Brooks was raised in a Jewish family whose motto, he says, might have been “Think Yiddish, Act British.” He learned to be …
    By mccjmora, 823 words
  9. John Clare Weblog
    From Helpston in rural Northamptonshire, John Clare was born in 1793. He is now regarded as the most important poet of the natural world from Britain. 🇬🇧 More info

    In telling way
    & O how quiet sundays past awayWhen by that little gravel brook we layWhere milking maidens on its shelving brinkFeared soiling clothes by kneeling down to drinkI sipt from out their hands in telling way& …
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  10. A Just Recompense
    I'm Writing and I Can't Shut Up. By Karen Carlson. 🇺🇸 More info

    Emily Prager: A Visit From the Footbinder (Vintage, 1987; orig. pub 1982) [IBR2024]
    On this spot one afternoon in the tenth century, three hundred years before the teahouse was built and our story began, a Taoist priest and a Buddhist nun were strolling together and came upon a …
    By Karen Carlson, 2,187 words
  11. Kapowski Reads
    I’m here to talk about books. Books I’ve read. Books I’ve loved. Books I’ve loathed. By Caley Kapowski. 🇬🇧 More info

    Shopping My Stash – Round 3
    As part of my Low Spend Year, I’ve been encouraging myself to try to shop within my own stash. For me, this is a great way to satisfy a shopping urge but also to see …
    By Caley Kapowski, 68 words
  12. largehearted boy
    a literature and music website that explores that spot in the venn diagram where the two arts overlap. By David Gutowski. 🇺🇸 More info

    Craig Willse’s playlist for his novel “Providence”
    In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. …
    By largeheartedboy, 1,456 words
  13. Laudator Temporis Acti
    A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites, a florilegium of elegant extracts…. By Michael Gilleland. More info

    Nature versus Nurture
    Pindar, Nemean Odes 3.40-42 (tr. Richmond Lattimore): The splendor running in the blood has much weight. A man can learn and yet see darkly, blow one way, then another, walking ever on uncertain feet, his …
    By Michael Gilleland, 567 words
  14. Lesser-Known Writers
    Entries on Interesting Obscure and Lesser-Known Writers, Artists, Literary Folk, etc., I've Happened to Encounter. By Douglas A. Anderson. 🇺🇸 More info

    Notes: Barry Hughart
    Barry Hughart (his surname is pronounced hew-gert) died in 2019 at the age of 85. His career as a writer of fantasy was short-lived, but his work was acclaimed. His first novel, Bridge of Birds: …
    By Douglas A. Anderson, 72 words
    putting the rarin back in librarian since 1999. By Jessamyn West. 🇺🇸 More info

    Vermont Chapter Councilor Report – LibLearnX 2023
    This is not my usual ALA report because the Council meetings at LibLearnX were brief and I was occupied with some legislation I’d been working on. Here are some important notes for those who are …
    By jessamyn, 718 words
  16. Literary Britain – Blog
    Travels through the literary landscape: a guide to places of literary interest in the British Isles and beyond. 🇬🇧 More info

    The Beatles
    I was late. The minibus was already at the stop. I did something I very rarely do and broke into a run. I was the last one there. I was shown into a minibus that, …
    By Literary Britain, 1,554 words
  17. the Literary Saloon at the complete review
    a literary weblog. 🇺🇸 More info

    Sami Rohr Prize
    They've announced the winner of this year's (US$100,000) Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, which alternates from year to year in honoring a work of fiction and of non; this year was a non year, …
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  18. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
    Daily hummer almost every day since 1998. 🇺🇸 More info

    In Retrospect, Hiring Macbeth as Our Tinned Soup Ambassador Was a Bad Idea
    Dear valued customers, Here at Weird Sisters Soups & Brines, our top priority has always been to prepare nourishing, ready-to-eat soups, enjoyable alone or with the whole clan. After a long day with kinsmen slaughtering …
    By Ross Murray, 563 words
  19. The Millions - Essays Archives
    An online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture. 🇺🇸 More info

    The Other Boy and the Heron
    Down along the creek I remember something Her, the heron hurried away When first I breeched that last Sunday” —from “CR∑∑KS” by Bon Iver It was July of 2016, the year my youngest brother left …
    By John Maher, 1,632 words
  20. minor literature[s] – stuttering culture[s]
    stuttering culture[s]. More info

    Risky Business — Drew Gummerson
    You are working in a Korean restaurant in Scarborough as a dishwasher and you live above it with your wife and kid. You are not Korean. Your wife is not Korean. But somehow your kid …
    By @MinorLits, 2,445 words