Lit List: Wednesday July 20, 2016

 J.D. Salinger (Source: Wikipedia)

J.D. Salinger (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • Oliver Pötzsche: German Author Finds International Success on Amazon (The NY Times)
  • What It's Like to Write Crime Fiction in the Era of Black Lives Matter: Three successful crime writers share their thoughts. (Lit Hub
  • Steinbeck Is An Influence — And A Character — In 'Monterey Bay': A review of Lindsay Hatton's debut novel, released yesterday. (NPR
  • Why Poetry Is The Best Medium For Kids Who Want To Change The World: The 19th annual Brave New Voices festival unites young poets. (Huffington Post)
  • Why We're Post-Fact: A writer questions the world's current political values. (Granta
  • The Age of Anxiety - On The Catcher in the Rye: "More than a story of rebellion, The Catcher in the Rye is about how repression metabolizes trauma into anxiety." (Hazlitt)
  • 'The Girl On The Train' Is Shaping Up To Be One Of The Year's Buzziest Movies: Based on the popular novel by Paula Hawkins. (Huffington Post
  • Reading and Writing My Way Through the AIDS Crisis: "Matthew Cheney Remembers the Books That Helped Him Survive" (Lit Hub
  • PEN America and Jean Stein Partner Up to Launch a New Grant and a New Award (GalleyCat)