Best of the Web 03/20/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.


In an interview with Lit Hub, author Mohsin Hamid shares his thoughts on progressive politics and transcendent love. 

"Mohsin Hamid: "Migration is the Starting Point for Everybody""


Here are a few of the worst governments in fiction to remind us that we can't afford not to take action in times of political turmoil. 

"11 Terrible Governments In Fiction That Will Remind You To Take Action And Resist"


A new wave of books and writers are helping fix the disparity and inequality between male and female characters in literature. 

"Books for Girls, About Girls: The Publishers Trying to Balance the Bookshelves"


The 90's cult classic Clueless is receiving a follow-up book comic book series, 20 years after the original film release. 

"Clueless Receives Follow-Up Comic Book Series 20+ Years Later"


The UK has a rich literary tradition, but compiled here are some of the best British books. 

"Our Favourite British Books

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