Lit List: Thursday June 30, 2016

 Roald Dahl (Source: Wikipedia)

Roald Dahl (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • A Decade After Prison, a Poet Studies for the Bar Exam (The New Yorker)
  • Is the Caine Prize for Emergent African Writing, or the Best African Writing (Lit Hub)
  • Review: In 'Here Comes the Sun,' a Hustle to Thrive in Jamaica:  A review of Nicole Dennis-Benn's "antibeach novel."(The NY Times)
  • Midnighter & Apollo, Gay Superheroes of Comics, to Reunite This Fall: A new mini-series about gay superheroes following Pride Month (The NY Times)
  • Penguin Random House Raises $44K to Support Literacy (GalleyCat)
  • The Hatred of Poetry: An Interview with Ben Lerner (The Paris Review)
  • Joseph Huff-Hannon: Morning in Machine Gun America: Exploring gun culture and the thin line between fact and fiction (Guernica)
  • Roald Dahl's BFG becomes Guid and Freendly in Scots translation (The Guardian)