Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Roundup with PW

Mamet Turns to Crime: In his first crime novel, David Mamet resurrects a vanished version of his hometown, Chicago.

Victorian Literature Had More Women: A study finds that the proportion of female authors and characters both fell after 19th century.

The Nine Circles of Linguistic Hell: A list of Dante's nine circles of hell, reimagined for linguistic transgressions. (Autocorrect? That's Limbo.)

An Ode to the Personal Writing Outlet: Why so many writers are choosing to share some work for free, and how writing for yourself can be both joyful and intimate.

In Praise of Unfinished Novels: Some novels left unfinished by authorial death are also some of those writers' most interesting works.

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