Lit List: Wednesday June 15, 2016

 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando. (Source: Wikipedia)

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando. (Source: Wikipedia)

Good evening literary fans. Here's what we read today that you should too.

  • Richard Selzer, Who Fictionalized Medicine's Absurdity and Gore, Dies at 87: Selzer, a surgeon, "turned his operating-room experiences into fictional stories." (The New York Times)
  • All The Dead Boys Look Like Me: A poem by Christopher Soto, in response to the recent tragedy in Orlando. (Lit Hub)
  • Writers to Watch Summer- Fall 2016: Anticipated Debut Fiction (Publishers Weekly)
  • "It is like waking up in an alternate reality": An Istanbul bookstore made by a refugee for refugees. (BookRiot)
  • Harry Potter Fans Raise Their Wands In Tribute To Victims Of Orlando Shooting: A vigil was held at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to mourn victim Luis Vielma. (Buzzfeed Books)
  • Rhoda Blumberg, Whose Children’s Books Brought History to Life, Dies at 98 (The New York Times)