Good evening literary fans. Here's what we read today that we think you will enjoy.
- American Playwrights Try to Reinvent The History Play: Artists from Oregon Shakespeare Festival rejuvenate Shakespeare's old model through 37 plays recording paradigm shift in American history (The New Yorker)
- Drawn to the abyss: literature's fascination with homelessness. (The Guardian)
- The Literary Battle for Nat Turner's Legacy: The subject of William Styron's The Confessions of Nat Turner is more than relevant than ever (Vanity Fair)
- Is Fiction An Addiction? A child of alcoholic parents questions whether or not his addition to fiction is jeopardizing real life (Book Riot)
- Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París. The Rumpus review of young Mexican writer Daniel Saldaña París's first novel published in the U.S. (The Rumpus)
- On Name-Calling, Poetic Partner-In-Crime, And the Blues: Poets Cynthia Manick and Chialun Chang reveal why they don't identify themselves as poets? (Literary Hub)
- 'Textbook' Tries To Extend Kid-Lit Playfulness To Adult Reading: Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal expands children literature to adult world. (NPR Books)