Have you heard about The Weekly Rumpus yet?
Shelf Unbound‘s competition for the best indie published book.
17 personal essays that will change your life.
96 year old man wins a song contest by writing about his dead wife.
Brian Lindstrom (a good deal more than Mr. Sugar, this man!) interviewed by Anisse Gross.
How and why do we forgive? Lauren Grodstein on Leavittville.
Preston L. Allen‘s TNB Self-Interview.
The super smart Emily St. John Mandel on the pleasures of quiet books.
A quiz of literary pseudonyms.
We have a tribute to the late Seamus Heaney as our Sunday essay today. I rarely read poetry anymore, but this piece inspired me to remember some of my first poetry loves.