Lit List: Tuesday July 26, 2016

 Helen Gurley Brown (Source: Wikipedia)

Helen Gurley Brown (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • What Should Fiction Do? "Bonnie Nadzam on the limits of cinematic storytelling."  (LitHub
  • Lessons from My Father: Joe McGinniss, Jr. on his father. (The New Yorker)
  • Man Booker prize 2016: who will make the long list? Tomorrow the winners will be revealed. (The Guardian
  • Tim LaHaye Dies at 90; Fundamentalist Leader's Grisly Novels Sold Millions (The NY Times)
  • Dark Horse Comics to Publish a Muhammad Ali Graphic Novel: This new English translation is set to come out in October. (GalleyCat
  • Marvel Has Hired Its First Black Female Writers At Long Last (Buzzfeed Books)
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen: 'Winning the Pulitzer changed the value of my book and myself': The author on the "dreamlike state in which he wrote his Pulitzer-winning novel The Sympathizer, and wishes for the private joy he felt while writing it" (The Guardian)
  • Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking: "Food for thought" on the influential Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief. (NPR)