Literary Links: A hostel made of books, required reading for police officers and more

A roundup of the internet's best literary news to make your Monday morning more tolerable.  James Baldwin is required reading for police officers in this training course. Here's an unconventional way to organize your bookshelf: face the spines inward. This site, operated by Lit Hub, has been described as "Rotten Tomatoes for books." PEN America … Continue reading Literary Links: A hostel made of books, required reading for police officers and more

What We’re Reading This Week

BETHANY Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey by Elena Ferrante "The perfect prescription for your sense of loss upon finishing the fourth and final installment of the Neapolitan novels, The Story of the Lost Child. While it's still true, you have been forcibly ejected from this breathless, absorbing fictional world that feels more real and urgent than your … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

Required Reading Revisited Book Club – April Recap and May Update!

In The Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high school or university. In March's meeting we discussed Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. In April we followed up with Toni Morrison's Sula, a … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited Book Club – April Recap and May Update!