Literature Filter
  1. “To write feels like violence. All of us are mortal, but the text can survive long after its author: who are you, fleshy and contingent thing, who wants to live forever? To write is to stain clean paper, press sticks in smooth clay; in some sense always, to deform the world.”

    Essay
  2. Suketu Mehta

    Suketu Mehta, the author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, is a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, the Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and the Guardian First Book Award.

    Authors
  3. Raging Biblio-holism

    Biblio-holism: The overwhelming urge to collect, consume, and consider books. Drew Broussard loves books, and his insightful, articulate, personable reviews will help you grow your own library.

    Books
  4. “Dear Literature,
    Thank you for keeping us entertained, making us think, showing us other worlds, and offering glorious distraction when reality has us freaking out. What would we do without you? We love you forever.
    Signed, Readers”

    Books
  5. Vulpes Libris

    Vulpes Libris, Latin for “Book Fox,” is a literary hub where a collective of bibliophiles talk about what they read, and publish interviews, reviews, and other bookish treats.

    Books
  6. New England Review

    New England Review is a quarterly literary magazine devoted to fiction, nonfiction, long and short poems, translations, and criticism.

    Fiction
    By Liz Shaw
  7. VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

    VIDA is a literary site devoted to amplifying marginalized voices, including people of color, writers with disabilities, and queer, trans, and gender-nonconforming individuals.

    Art
  8. Beach Books Blog

    Anna Iltnere loves the sea and loves books, and on Beach Books Blog she shares her journey toward writing a book about the sea in literature, as well as other marine-focused thoughts and meditations.

    Books
  9. In the Club

    “Sometimes, it was just easiest to choose from what I was given. Was I ungrateful if it wasn’t enough?” Writer Mindy Hung on The Joy Luck Club and Asian representation in popular fiction.

    Books
  10. apt

    apt is a hybrid online/print literary magazine of essays, interviews, and poetry combining the visceral and the cerebral.

    Essay
  11. The Gone Girl With The Dragon Tattoo On The Train

    “I was curious about more than just how often ‘girl’ books appeared; I wanted to understand who was writing these books, and the fate of the ‘girl’ in the title.” Exploring today’s book titles, Emily St. John Mandel asks: “Who are these girls? Why are there so many of them?”

    Books
  12. Paul Beatty: I See You

    An interview with Paul Beatty — the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his book, The Sellout.

    Authors
  13. Postcards from a Bookshelf: Connecting to Readers with Translated Books

    Each month in 2017, author Ann Morgan will send a translated book to a reader around the world.

    Authors
    Photo by Ann Morgan.
  14. minor literature[s]

    Literary journal minor literature[s] presents off-the-beaten-path poetry, essays, art, and reviews by emerging authors and creators.

    Books
  15. Full Frontispiece

    Why judge a book by its cover when you can use the frontispiece instead? Illustrations and humor, pulled up from the depths of literary history.

    Books