Lit List: Weekend of July 22, 2016

 Jack Kerouac (Source: Wikipedia)

Jack Kerouac (Source: Wikipedia)

Good evening literary fans. Here's some literary news and commentary to add to your weekend reading list.

  • The picture that captures why Jack Kerouac will last forever: Author Geoff Dyer discusses the Beat writer. (The Spectator
  • 'The Goldfinch' Movie Looks Like It'll Be As Dreamy As The Book Itself: Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-winning, bestselling novel The Goldfinch makes its onscreen debut. (Huffington Post)
  • The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction (The NY Times)
  • Audio Only: On the Rise of the Literary Podcast: A second wave of literary-themed podcasts. (The Millions)
  • Amazon's Best-Selling Books for Each of the Last 15 Years, Rated (BookRiot)
  • 'If You're Going to Tell the Story of Slavery, I'm Going to Listen All Day': Q&A with 'Homegoing' Author Yaa Gyasi (ZYZZYVA)
  • The Rumpus Interview With Whitney Terrell: A conversation with The Good Lieutenant author.(The Rumpus
  • The Next World and the Next: "Lena Dunham on Alice Sola Kim's Story and Women Innovators."  (Lenny)
  • You Are on Display: An Interview with Morgan Parker: On "the joys of lengthy titles, how her many jobs intersect, and the process of crafting a personal mythology."  (The Paris Review