Lit List: Monday August 1, 2016

 Anne Frank (Source: Wikipedia)

Anne Frank (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • 72 Years On: The Fictional Afterlife of Anne Frank: The brave girl made her final diary entry on this day in 1944. (Signature)
  • Obama, America, and the Legacy of James Alan McPherson: Whitney Terrell remembers his friend and mentor (LitHub)
  • This Week in Fiction: Tessa Hadley on Fiction as Anthropology (The New Yorker)
  • Richard Falk: How the United States Government Obstructs Peace for Israel/Palestine (Guernica
  • A review of J.K. Rowling's final tale of the universally adored Harry Potter, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Explores the Power of Time" (The NY Times)
  • J.K. Rowling Confirms End of Harry Potter Series: ‘Harry Is Done Now’ (TIME)
  • New Michael Crichton Novel Discovered by Widow: Crichton's wife uncovers her late husband's manuscript.  (WSJ)
  • Summer Olympics Primer: 10 Books for the Rio de Janeiro Games (Signature)