Lit List: Wednesday June 8, 2016

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

  • Where are All the Single Ladies in Fiction? Book Riot goes on a hunt to find "literary spinsters." (BOOK RIOT)
  • Teri Wilson Lands Trilogy Deal With Harlequin. With the five-figure deal Wilson plans to write a new trilogy entitled Drake Diamonds. The first book is planned for release January 2017 (GALLEYCAT)
  • Penguin Verlag releases first list of titles in Germany. The imprint will publish 64 books between August 2016 and April 2017. (PUBLISHING PERSPECTIVE)
  • The 28th Annual Lammy Awards are announced,  celebrating the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year. (LAMBDA LITERARY)
  • 10 Books to Read for Pride Month according to (LITHUB)
  • For her book Witness to the Revolution, Clara Bingham interviewed more than 100 people for a firsthand narrative of the late 1960s in America (NEW YORK TIMES)
  • The True, Tragic Tale of the Angola Three is a "graphic history of the lives of Albert Woodfox, Robert Hillary King, and Herman Wallace, who unjustly spent decades in solitary confinement at Angola Penitentiary in Louisiana (LITHUB)
  • In a new book Sallie Tisdale offers groundbreaking essays about caring for others, inspired by her time as a nurse (THE NEW YORKER)
  • As they approach Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to replace their "All In" slogan with quote by French existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre "All Human Activities Are Doomed to Failure," jokes Andy Borowitz in his Borowitz Report (THE NEW YORKER)