Foreword to: Untranslatable by Alma Alexander Ethereal. Enchanted. Often magically powerful; frequently, hopelessly inadequate. Capable of building castles of clouds, turning lead into gold, making you hear a color or…Continue readingIt takes a story to explain a word
Lovereading.co.uk has created an infographic for language enthusiasts called “15 Words You Never Knew Came from Literature.” Some of the books featured in this image include The Hobbit, Catch-22, and…Continue reading15 Words
To celebrate Banned Books Week, Powell’s Books found a bunch, well 33, that THE MAN doesn’t want you to read. Fight the power! Read the books! Via static.parade.condenast.com And Tango…Continue readingBan Those Books!
The American South has long carried the stigma of poverty, racism, and anti-intellectualism, Tyler Coates writes at Flavorwire. Yet the region has also produced a disproportionate number of intellectuals, poets,…Continue reading50 Best Southern Novels
Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior” is a novel about butterflies, about a messed up migration of monarchs which could lead to oblivion. It was a kick in the gut to read…Continue readingCan we stop Armageddon?