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Best of the Web 10/09/17

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



From The Awl, Bryan Washington discusses the "autofiction" assumption authors of color face in "Based on a True Story."

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Best of the Web 09/25/17

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Thrice 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.



On Late Night with Seth Meyers, grubbie and award-winning author Celeste Ng talks about her new novel, Little Fires Everywhere, and the strange halloween tradition in her hometown.

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Best of the Web 09/18/17

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Thrice 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 Episode 42 of "TK with James Scott," Grub Instructor Shuchi Saraswat recommends her favorite summer reads and talks about her recent essay in Tin House, "The Art of the Sentence: Michael Ondaatje."

"I want to steal this sentence. I long to make it my own. It lends itself to theft, those vague pronouns unclaimed. It’s hard to find the precise origins of any story, fiction or not, so why not begin with a dream? Taken from ...

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Best of the Web 09/11/17

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Thrice 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.



From EuropeNow Journal,"Prague-Berlin Train," a short story from Grub Instructor Stacy Mattingly. 

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Best of the Web 08/28/17

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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 Electric Literature, Lindsay Merbaum grapples with writer self-doubt.

"Not a Real Writer: How Self-Doubt Holds Me Back." 

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