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The unseen archives of Douglas Adams

42: the wildly improbable ideas of Douglas Adams is a forthcoming book, approved by Douglas Adams’s estate and family, that will explore the late author’s…

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Douglas Adams’ note to self reveals author found writing torture

Note in which Hitchhiker’s writer reminds himself he will finally get pleasure from process to be part of book based on his archive He was…

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Remembering Jack Kerouac, born today in 1922

On this day in 1922, Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac entered this world through Lowell, MA and began to burn, burn like a fabulous yellow roman…

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Rod Serling talks to college students about the craft of writing

I’ve watched a lot of Rod Serling interviews in my day, but I’d never seen this one until last night. When I was a young…

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Dr. Seuss books shoot to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the business running the late author’s estate, said it made the decision last year to cease publication and licensing of six of…

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Under a White Sky Asks if We Can Fix Nature—or if We Even Should

In her 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Sixth Extinction, New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert explored how humanity has driven scores of species to extinction. In…

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New Translation Shares The Voice Of A Poet Who Wrote As Intensely As She Lived

Danish poet Tove Ditlevsen took her own life in 1976. A newly translated version of her three-part memoir traces the sometimes amusing, sometimes painful turns…

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All-star cartoonist line-up for the upcoming issue of the great Mineshaft magazine

Issue #40 of Mineshaft (Spring 2021) features new work by R. Crumb, Sophie Crumb, Drew Friedman, Laure Boin, Bill Griffith, Christoph Mueller, Mary Fleener, Max…

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READ: Transcript of Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem

Amanda Gorman became the youngest person to deliver a poem at a… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/535052-read-transcript-of-amanda-gormans-inaugural-poem Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Listen to this 1964 interview with J.R.R. Tolkien

Denys Gueroult of the BBC interviewed J.R.R. Tolkien in 1964. I enjoyed listening to the posh accents at least as much as the discussion about…

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Here are the most 2020 books of 2020

Angela Haupt presents a list of the books that best summarise this tumultuous year Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/most-pandemic-2020-books-novels-reading-b1760496.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with…

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Review: ‘White Ivy’ is a dark, suspenseful immigration tale

Associated Press critic Molly Sprayregen writes that “White Ivy” is dark, suspenseful, and beautifully written Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-white-ivy-is-a-dark-suspenseful-immigration-tale-american-girl-massachusetts-chinese-senator-b1533450.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it…

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Nobel prize for Literature 2020: American poet Louise Glück wins for her ‘unmistakeable poetic voice’

<p>Writer’s core themes explore family and painful relationships, often taking inspiration from classic Greek myths</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/louise-gluck-nobel-prize-literature-2020-poetry-award-b882934.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Dylan Farrow Spins A Tale Of Truth, Lies And Power In ‘Hush’

Dylan Farrow’s new young adult novel — based on her own experiences — is about plague-blighted land where a cabal of magical men can steal…

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Roald Dahl Day: Our favourite childhood books from the author’s collection

<p>To honour this special day, we look back at our most-loved novels written by the famous wordsmith </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/books/childrens/roald-dahl-day-books-characters-matilda-twits-children-collection-charlie-chocolate-factory-b421857.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Reclaim Her Name: The books you didn't know were written by women

In honour of the Women’s Prize for Fiction’s 25th anniversary, a collection of reads have been re-released with the author’s real name Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/books/fiction-books/reclaim-her-name-womens-prize-fiction-book-author-middlemarch-george-eliot-a9668126.html Droolin’…

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‘Calling Bullshit’ Skewers the World’s BS-Merchants

Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West’s new book teaches us how to live in a world that’s full of it, and how to spot BS in…

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‘You Exist Too Much’ Exists In A Constant State Of Discontent

Zaina Arafat’s powerful new novel follows a queer Palestinian American woman from adolescence to adulthood, a journey dogged by constant longings for home, for identity,…

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Classic Literature Meets Modern Teen Drama In ‘By The Book’

In Amanda Sellet’s charming young adult romance, a teenage bookworm transfers to the local public high school and discovers that the literary classics she lives…

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These ‘Little Eyes’ Watch The World Burn

In her new novel, Samanta Schweblin gives everyone in the world a little critter that’s basically a Furby with a webcam — naturally, this does…

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Has one of the deadliest plane crashes been largely forgotten?

The nation’s second deadliest plane crash happened two months after 9/11. Many have forgotten—but not the Dominican community, who suffered profound losses. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/grief-forgotten-plane-crash-elizabeth-acevedo-s-clap-when-you-n1201321 Droolin’…

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Luis Sepulveda: Chilean writer and outspoken opponent of the Pinochet regime

He was jailed and tortured but in exile forged an international reputation for his writing and activism Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/luis-sepulveda-death-writer-chile-pinochet-age-cause-coronavirus-a9486336.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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