This incredible cartoon comes courtesy of Griffin Mauser, one of our artistically inclined booksellers. He was inspired by Nick Harkaway's novel Gnomon. Check out his review of the book below. Mielikki Neith truly believes in The Witness -- the universal surveillance system that has brought idyllic peace to a once crime-ridden society -- but when … Continue reading Art inspired by Nick Harkaway’s ‘Gnomon’
A roundup of the internet’s best literary news to make your Monday more tolerable. Keanu Reeves (A.K.A Neo) is trying his hand at publishing. Los Angeles Magazine has the full story. BuzzFeed recently spotlighted two up-and-coming Native American writers: Terese Marie Mailhot and Tommy Orange. Read about them here. The good news: Michelle Obama wrote … Continue reading Literary Links: Michelle Obama’s memoir, Keanu Reeves’ publishing project & more
Every so often, you come across a passage that makes you thump the arm of your reading chair and yell "EXACTLY!" Below, Eli shares 10 quotes he's found particularly significant. 1. "A question--from other black writers and readers and a voice inside me now began to hover over my work--Why do white people like what … Continue reading 10 quotes Eli can’t stop revisiting
~post by Brian C. On the last Sunday of every month, a ramshackle group of close readers get together to talk about a novel. This group has been meeting for five years, and we call ourselves The Voyage Out Book Group. We read in three month cycles centered on a particular region. We consider it … Continue reading What Is “The Great American Novel” All About?