On NPR’s All Things Considered, Petra Mayer offers advice to those who she describes as the “unpunished” villains of literature (O’Brien from Orwell’s 1984, X-Men’s Magneto, Milton’s Satan): win over the audience with your cause and relatable personal faults, and you’ll not only survive to the last page but maybe also land a spot in the English canon....more
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There might be some light at the end of the tunnel for independent bookstores.
At NPR Books, Lynn Neary discusses the rising popularity of pretty, hardcover books and their power to be undefied by the monumental e-book. More people are realizing the allure of aesthetically pleasing literature and the warm comfort of purchasing it at a local bookstore....more