Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Roundup with PW

The Great First-Half 2019 Book Preview: The Millions has released the first entry in its bi-annual roundup of books to look out for this coming year.

Gaiman Wins Writers for Writers Award: Neil Gaiman will be presented with the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award at this year's 'Poets & Writers' annual dinner.

Franzen's Stance on Climate Action: Jonathan Franzen talks birds (of course), climate failure, and how to find meaning in dark times.

On Reading Novels That Upset You: Virginia Woolf? Snob! Richard Wright? Sexist! Dostoyevsky? Anti-Semite! Or were they? On how to read works with difficult themes.

I'll Keep Those Joyless Books, Thanks: What we gain from keeping books in the age of Marie Kondo—and why it doesn’t need to be "joy."

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