Lit List: Tuesday July 5, 2016

 Elie Wiesel (Source: Wikipedia)

Elie Wiesel (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016:  An homage to the inspirational author who passed away on Saturday. (The Paris Review)
  • Postscript: Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016: The New Yorker also pays tribute to the wise and widely admired writer. (The New Yorker)
  • The Genius of William Shawn, and the Invention of The New Yorker: he current editor of The New Yorker on past editor William Shawn. (Lit Hub)
  • J.K. Rowling Completes Script For Second Fantastic Beasts Movie (GalleyCat)
  • 'Bright orange beasty' Trump gets his own picture book: The presumptive GOP nominee inspires a children's book. (The Guardian)
  • Tuesday New Release Day: Ball; Flanery; MacMahon; Raabe; Feldman; Ryan; Hebert (The Millions)
  • Emma Watson's Feminist Book Club to Read a Carrie Brownstein Memoir (GalleyCat)
  • Adding Classes and Content, Resurgent Libraries Turn a Whisper Into a Roar: All that New York City's public libraries have to offer. (The NY Times)
  • Lauren Groff: How two novels became one, 'in the shape of a marriage' (The Guardian)
  • A Diamond and a Kiss: The Women of John Hughes: Writer Soraya Roberts offers her perspective on the female roles in the famous John Hughes 80s classics. (Hazlitt)