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Best of the Web 01/16/17

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 this Buzzfeed essay on her years as a publicist, Emily Gould reflects on the difficulty women face in the workplace, and how they are still struggling to break free from personality stereotypes, especially as authors. 

January 16, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 01/09/17

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.

Are you looking for something different to read this January? Check out this list of small press books recommendations from Book Riot.

"9 Small Press Books to Read in January 2017"

January 9, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 12/12/16

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.

 

Ever try to start a baby-sitting business? You're not the only one. Thirty years later, The New Yorker reflects on the entrepreneurial girl-bosses from the Baby-Sitters Club series.

"The Feminist Legacy of the Baby-Sitters Club"

December 12, 2016 | GrubWrites

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Lit Hits: What We're Reading in November

Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

Eve, Grub's Executive Director, is reading JD Vance's Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. She's also re-reading sections of Thomas Merton's New Seeds of Contemplation which is giving me some spiritual sustenance.

November 28, 2016 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 11/14/16

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.

 

How much can you say in a single sentence? If you're the author of this year's Goldsmiths prize, probably quite a lot. Read more on The Guardian.

"Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths prize for books that 'break the mould'"

November 14, 2016 | GrubWrites

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