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Electric Literature is taking Valentine’s Day to remind you that you’ve been neglecting your writing. They’re so right.

Cervantes as the man who invented the internet.

I found out I’m a sucker for war novels. Here’s a list of war novels that supposedly transcend the genre.

25 novels about Americans living abroad.

What are the merits of disturbing literature?

Read what’s the best literary writing when it comes to sex.

The Grumpy Librarian will recommend you books while being a little mean to you as well.

Florida has a floating library. Sounds like something we could use in the Netherlands.

The secret world of membership-libraries

Visual Editions is experimenting with digital only books for your phone and it looks really cool

Cassandra Clare got sued for Copyright infringement

9 reasons to join a writing group! As if you need that many.

Adaptation news:

Elena Ferrante’s novels are coming to TV 

To Kill a Mockingbird is being adapted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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