Best of the Web 05/08/17
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.
Lewis Dartnell from Lit Hub discusses what reasons aliens might possibly have to visit Earth and how these possibilities are a great way of exploring the core themes of the science of astrobiology.
National Book Award winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah sat down with moderator Chris Jackson to talk complex identities, writing, and resistance.
Have new TV adaptations finally cracked the code on turning a book into a show without ruining it? New adaptations of novels have begun using their sources as springboards for even richer invention.
Pottermore has just announced the launch of an official Wizarding World Book Club for Harry Potter fans.
This year, the winner of the Innovations in Reading Prize is Barbershop Books, a community-based literacy program that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops.
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