Lit List: Thursday July 28, 2016

 Madeleine Thien (Source: Simon Fraser University - University Communications on Wikimedia Commons)

Madeleine Thien (Source: Simon Fraser University - University Communications on Wikimedia Commons)

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

  • Women Writing Brazil: Selections from PEN America's New Issue of Glossolalia (LitHub
  • Hans Fallada novel, Nightmare in Berlin, gets first English translation: The 1947 novel Alone in Berlin to be published in English for the first time. (The Guardian)
  • How to Write a Novel: The writing process for great writers such as Proust, Bradbury, Twain, and King. (The Millions
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing: The first chapter of Madeleine Thien's novel, which was just longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016.  (Granta
  • James Alan McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Dies at 72: The first black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.  (The NY Times)
  • German Airline Allows Passengers to Fly with Extra Books: Without fee, and airline permits "one more kg of carry-on weight for books." (Electric Lit
  • Happy birthday Beatrix Potter: the author’s legacy 150 years on: Celebrating the author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  (The Guardian)
  • J.K. Rowling Is Not Pleased About A Best-Seller Workshop Advertising with Her Face (TIME)
  • Andrew Johnson: Maybe You're Right: It Isn't the Guns: A thought-provoking essay on gun violence. (Guernica)
  • Spanish on the Shelves, Latin Culture in the Air at a Bookstore in Queens: One of few Spanish-language bookstores in New York. (The NY Times)
  • Man Booker prize longlist is a disappointment for diversity (The Guardian)