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Best of the Web 11/14/16

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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.

 

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'"

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Best of the Web 10/17/16

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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.

 

Indifferent to baseball cards? Don't know the difference between a Pikachu and a Charmander? Find the trading cards you've been waiting for, in celebration of Banned Books Week, via Tor.

"Local Library Encourages Readers with Banned Book Trading Cards"

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Best of the Web 10/10/16

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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.

 

After Banned Books Week, The Atlantic explores the idea that banning books could be harmful to the very group it often aims to protect: young readers.

"How Banning Books Marginalizes Children"

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Best of the Web 9/19/16

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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.

 

"Reimagining male characters as women doesn’t exactly represent radical change." The Atlantic on why the most nuanced female characters in Hollywood are coming from page-to-screen adaptations.

"The Best Female Characters Come from Books"

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Best of the Web 8/22/16

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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.

 

Getting persistent wrist cramps from scribbling and then tossing your words into your garbage can? Get some advice from a contemporary great, courtesy of Bustle.

"Writing Advice from Roxane Gay for Writers in Search of Inspiration"

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