Lit List: Monday November 14, 2016

Good evening readers. Here's your round-up of today's must-read literary news, commentary and fiction.

  • Larry Wilmore, Junot Díaz, Toni Morrison, and more take on Trump’s America The New Yorker

  • From Richard Wright to Winona LaDuke, here are 25 works of poetry and fiction for anger and action Lit Hub

  • Sheila Heti in conversation with Elena Ferrante: the two authors discuss challenging female characters, the supposed sin of narcissism, and cigarettes Hazlitt

  • A writer’s long relationship with Gabriel García Márquez’s Innocent Eréndira and Other Stories, and recognition of her inherited trauma from her parents The Millions

  • A new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt depicts the “indomitable” First Lady and “luminous beacon of courage and hope” The New York Times

  • “Why I Never Fixed My Teeth”: a visible sign of poverty and source of strength Catapult

  • A question of freedom of expression: Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji has been in prison for eight months for an excerpt of his novel, Using Life Arablit

  • Envy: Kathryn Chetkovich describes the envy she felt when her boyfriend suddenly became Jonathan Franzen Granta Magazine