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Best of the Web 6/6/16

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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.

 

Arnold Lobel, who wrote and illustrated the classic "Frog and Toad" books, came out to his family in 1974. His sexuality, says his daughter in the New Yorker, adds a new layer of poignancy to this series of same-sex friendship. 

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Best of the Web 5/16/16

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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.

 

"In a time when acceptance is illusory, it’s more important now than ever that these stories from the outside are heard": On the enduring power of queer voices in poetry. 

"Why Queer Poetry Still Matters."

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Best of the Web 5/2/16

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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.

 

"The version of a place depicted in a novel will undoubtedly not entirely fit the view from your car window or hotel room": Laura Barnett on Gerald Durrell, a sheep carcass, and the dangers of seeing countries through a fictional lens. 

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Best of the Web 4/18/16

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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.

 

Poet Rosmarie Waldrop has condensed the poetry of her twenty-year career into a single compilation, Gap Gardening. Within its pages, she explores the spaces between, where human imagination becomes the most fruitful.

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Best of the Web 4/4/16

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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.

 

BuzzFeed delivers the scoop on the books that readers have been staking out this year (so far). Make sure to add these highly-anticipated hits to your reading list!

"14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books of 2016."

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