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Find Your Literary Magazine

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For years I’ve been fascinated by the literary magazine. It combines two of my favorite things, literature and print magazines, but somehow I haven’t been able to find The One yet. There are so many magazines out there, that it’s hard to make the right decision without trying them all. If you’re having the same […]

Book Empire Vol. 136

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All the book news you need to know, on a need-to-know basis. Read an excerpt of Alexandra Kleeman’s Intimations. Margaret Atwood talked about her comic Angel Catbird to EW. Paul Auster’s City of Glass will be adapted for the stage. Some unpublished F. Scott Fitzgerald stories will be published soon. Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s face will […]

I’ve Read Love & Gelato, Now What

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Over the summer we read the very cute Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch. It’s a book about an American girl moving to Italy after the death of her mother and it’s filled with a lot of love and not enough gelato. We thought it would be fun to recommend two other novels about […]
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My Rory Gilmore Phase

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The last couple of weeks I have been very much into reading classics. Again. For me, reading them is like a re-occurring obsession: ever since I first started reading them, I get the urge to read a lot of them and getting to know every little detail there is to know every one or two […]

Book Empire Vol. 135

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All the book news you need to know, on a need-to-know basis. Jonathan Safran Foer shares his writing routine with us. This new feminist book store has the best name. Amber Sparks recommends flash fiction writers. For those among us who have no time to read! Some recommendations in autofiction. Granta has a new short […]

Best Back to School Novels

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All the first day of school excitement is making me a little nostalgic. Not that I would want to go back to school (never again), but at the same time, the start of the school year is a great fresh start, the eve of a new adventure or at least a great excuse to blow […]

Book Club Pick #34

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Due to our own vacations, we won’t be meeting in October. However, this does mean we can do something special in November again! With the help of our book clubbers, we decided to read literary retellings of classic literature in November. We picked three novels of recent literary projects, retelling the works of Shakespeare and […]

Book Empire Vol. 134

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All the book news you need to know, on a need-to-know basis. A Spanish publisher is going to release almost 900 copies of the world’s most mysterious book. 45 books you need to know about this fall. And another similar list by Buzzfeed. What is the best non-fiction of 2016 so far? Sara Majka interviews herself […]