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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A Writer’s Search for Productivity and Flow

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By Katrin Schumann

When we have time to write—hours upon hours of uninterrupted time—do we get more done? Are we happier? The answer may seem obvious, but think again. 

Books on productivity are big business. They tell us we need will power

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Lit Hits: What We're Reading in September

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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.

 

Development Assistant Grant is reading Resistance, Rebellion, and Death by Albert Camus.

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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 9/12/16

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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.

It's finally happened, folks. Fall is upon us. Now that your swimming pool is closed up, dive into these bookseller-approved new reads, via Literary Hub.

"The Great Bookseller's Fall 2016 Preview"

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