Posts Tagged: book lists
There is virtually no end to lists that attempt to catalog the best books in history, but what about a list that scrutinizes whether a book suits a jock sensibility or a nerd sensibility? Over at the Toast, Bridget Gibson scrutinizes the MLA Top 100 Novels list and categorizes which novels are “jock” novels and which are “nerd” novels....more
Backlist is a new service meant to connect readers and students to curated lists of history books put together by scholars. The site’s founders solicit book lists and recommendations from scholars and historians, with a goal of exposing people to books they may not have heard of otherwise:
It’s like going into the office of your favorite history professor.
In 1934, Malcolm Cowley, editor of The New Republic, got in touch with many renowned American writers asking them to list 3 or 4 of the best hidden gems of literature adding a few sentences to present the titles to the public....more
In light of all the talk on the NYT article on the lack of Latino characters in children’s literature, Gustavo Arellano has created a list of Mexican authored literature for his column ¡Ask A Mexican!
Arellano is a master satirist, and his column answers a vast variety of questions ranging from the most ignorant to the most political....more