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Our Internet Faves 10/5/15

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 Huffington Post gives Margaret Atwood's newest dystopian novel, The Heart Goes Last, a rave review: 

The Bottom Line: 'The Heart Goes Last' by Margaret Atwood

 

Author D. Watkins sits down with NPR to discuss his memoir, The Beast Side, which tells a firsthand account of growing up in East Baltimore during the crack epidemic. 

Baltimore Author Discusses 'Living and Dying While Black'

 

Leslie Pietrzyk analyzes how authors, including herself, blend truth and imagination in fiction in this LitHub article: 

Did It Really Happen? Fact, Fiction, Fate

 

Subway Book Review is like a literary version of "Humans of New York." The website features book recommendations from strangers on the New York subway:

Subway Book Review

 

Robert Frost's The Road Less Taken is the most misinterpreted poem and The Paris Review explains why: 

The Most Misread Poem in America

 

Junot Diaz discusses reading, writing, race in an interview with Carolyn Kellogg of the LA Times

Junot Diaz on reading, writing, and America's amnesia about race

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