Lit List: Weekend of Friday June 10, 2016

Good evening literary fans. Enjoy your weekend with the following wonderful reads from the literary web.

  • Evoking Illness in Fiction and Nonfiction: Pulitzer Prize recipients Paul Harding and David Oshinsky discuss what's important to keep in mind when writing books about illness. (Lit Hub)
  • Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours, shares his 10 favorite books. (New York Times)
  • Keep Your Grades Away From My Books: A writer's critique of Lit Hub's new site "Book Marks," which claims to be the "Rotten Tomatoes" for books. (Book Riot)
  • Science Says If You Read Books You'll Earn More Money: A new study indicates that those who read at least 10 books outside the classroom end up with a higher income than those who don't. (electric lit)
  • PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 13, 2016 from (Publishers Weekly)
  • What Can Great Writers Teach Us About Growing Up and Getting Old? Journalist Joshua Prager provides a list of literary quotes from "on every age from birth to one hundred, revealing the hidden patterns of life." (NPR)
  • Working Titles of Famous Novels: An infographic created by Jonkers Rare Books, “Working Titles of Famous Novels,” explores what famous books were almost titled. (Galley Cat)