Best of the Web 06/12/17

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.


To keep this bookstore in Maine running, Samantha Haskell looked to local farms for inspiration, devising a business plan modelled after “community-supported agriculture” that eventually turned her store into a community-supported bookseller.

"A.C.S.A. For Books"


Adam Bonislawki talks about geo-tagging as a narrative approach and proposes a literary form of geo-tagging that engages both the writer and the reader.

"How to Annotate the World"


17 years after Terry Gilliam started pre-production on The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Gilliam has finally wrapped principal photography on the project.

"Terry Gilliam Finally Wraps 'Don Quixote' Project After 17 Years"


Live theatre is nearly always the best way to experience a play, but unfortunately, we don’t all live in New York or have an infinite source of wealth we can use to buy all the Broadway tickets we want. So we do the next best thing: Read the play scripts!

"Why Now Is The Time To Start Reading Plays"


Julie Greicius from The Rumpus reviews one of 2017's biggest blockbuster, Wonder Woman. 

"Out of the Trenches"

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