Writing Home About

[og_img] “In Go Home! — a collection that feels particularly timely in the midst of attacks on immigrant families and communities — Asian diasporic writers are both thoughtful and generous [ … ]

Welcome to Book Town

[og_img] “Book lore and book history and everything around them, to do with libraries or culture, I think it centers so much of civilization.” Atlas Obscura interviewed journalist Alex Johnson about [ … ]

Found in Florence

[og_img] “It was just one small sign in a bustling city. But it was a sign, nevertheless, that Florence has not forgotten the Brownings after all.” In the New York Times, [ … ]

A West Edmonton Mall Reading List

https://themillions.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/mall.jpg To live in the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta is to live in the shadow of West Edmonton Mall—sometimes literally. Until 2004 the biggest mall in the [ … ]

2018 Man Booker International Prize Longlist

https://images.amazon.com/images/P/0374261563.01.MZZZZZZZ.jpg After considering 108 titles, the Man Booker International Prize announced their 13-title longlist. The prize, which awards translated works of literature, considers both novels and short story collections translated [ … ]

2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

https://images.amazon.com/images/P/161902960X.01.MZZZZZZZ.jpg The 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award winners were announced tonight in New York City. Along with the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, John Leonard Prize, and Nona Balakian [ … ]