Of the close to 60 million Latinos in the U.S, a generous portion speak Spanglish. At LitHub.com, Ilan Stavans offers a new version of English literature’s most famous scene. Hamlet…Continue readingDo you speak Spanglish?
“When I first arrived in LA,” Alex Heimbach writes at Bustle, “I was thrilled to discover the Library Bar. Unfortunately…the books were purely decorative… what I really wanted was a…Continue readingBooks & Booze, anyone?
Distractify offers us: 20 Of History’s Most Brilliant Minds And Their Drug Of Choice Lots of famous names here: Vincent van Gogh – Absinthe and Digitalis, Sigmund Freud – cocaine,…Continue readingBrilliant junkies
On Vox, Kelsey McKinney remembers the 30 times the novel has been declared dead since 1902 Read the whole story HERE ~~~~~ Since I have written many coming-of-age stories –from…Continue readingThe novel is dead – again
No word I invented made the Top Ten list below, but “jin-shei“, my word for the sisters-of-the-heart relationship, that I wrote about in ‘Secrets of JIn-shei‘, has circled the world.…Continue readingWho said it first?
50 great books you’ll never read in school It’s that time of the year when reading for pleasure will give way to burning through that syllabus, Emily Temple writes at…Continue readingNot Safe For School
25 must-read books One of Powell’s Books customers asked for a list of 10 books that “everyone absolutely must read in his or her lifetime.” The question intrigued us and…Continue readingBefore you die…