Fresh New York writing outlet n+1 ably (but irregularly) blows the cobwebs out of the stuffy lit-mag genre. Here’s a cheat sheet for the anti-literary magazine literary magazine.
If you missed the alt-lit doyen’s opening keynote address at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival, we’ve distilled its key points so you can still discuss it in the bar.
The latest entry in The Enthusiast‘s literary magazine primers might seem better conversation fodder for Christmas at Grandma’s, but it might be high time to look twice at Meanjin.
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If you want to appear fully informed and drop-dead clever over Christmas dinner, The Best Australian Essays will help. Here’s what to expect.
More dinner party conversation fodder comes from the annual collection of “non-required” reading, edited by Dave Eggers and guest curated by literary luminaries like Matt Groening, Beck and Viggo Mortensen. Huh?
Bluff your way through urbane dinner party conversation with the first cheat sheet in our new series of literary magazine primers: Granta.
Irish writer Christopher Nolan published a book of poetry and short stories at age 15. He won the Whitbread Prize at 23. And he did it without being able to move anything more than his eyes and his head.
In this fortnight’s round-up of the world’s most popular books, crime king James Patterson and pop sociologist Malcolm Gladwell are ruling the roost.