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Lorin Stein on new ideas vs. current thinking”: “To me this is the difference between reading a ‘thought piece’ about mobile devices and watching Richard Price try to get two characters off their phones and into the same room. Fiction doesn’t opine about things like that; it shows you how they are.”

(via Pub Talk: Fiona McCrae Interviews Lorin Stein | Graywolf Press)

Lorin Stein on new ideas vs. current thinking”: “To me this is the difference between reading a ‘thought piece’ about mobile devices and watching Richard Price try to get two characters off their phones and into the same room. Fiction doesn’t opine about things like that; it shows you how they are.”

(via Pub Talk: Fiona McCrae Interviews Lorin Stein | Graywolf Press)

One more from this.

One more from this.

"When people talked about it, I thought it was total bullshit—the whole thing when authors are like, ‘My characters just came and they told me what they needed to do.’ That actually, I found out, is a real thing, because you have to actually do this sort of deep empathic work of imagining how other people think and feel for it to work."

Emily Gould via Webs They Weave: David Shapiro x Emily Gould - Page - Interview Magazine

"When people talked about it, I thought it was total bullshit—the whole thing when authors are like, ‘My characters just came and they told me what they needed to do.’ That actually, I found out, is a real thing, because you have to actually do this sort of deep empathic work of imagining how other people think and feel for it to work."

Emily Gould via Webs They Weave: David Shapiro x Emily Gould - Page - Interview Magazine

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millionsmillions:

The big second-half 2014 preview is here at last, and it’s a doozy — with books by Haruki Murakami, David Mitchell, Ian McEwan, Marilynn Robinson, Denis Johnson, Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood, and 77 more.

yesssssssssssssssssssssss

Bye, see everyone in December, we have some reading to do.

randomhouse:

millionsmillions:

The big second-half 2014 preview is here at last, and it’s a doozy — with books by Haruki Murakami, David Mitchell, Ian McEwan, Marilynn Robinson, Denis Johnson, Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood, and 77 more.

yesssssssssssssssssssssss

Bye, see everyone in December, we have some reading to do.

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reblogbookclub:

Welcome to the Reblog Book Club, Tumblr’s official book club, book the third!We are reading California by Edan Lepucki, which is out TODAY (If you’re reading this on July 8th, 2014.) Happy Book Birthday, California! You can get a copy at your local bookstore or library, or order it online from Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, iBooks, or Edan’s dad.Follow the book club here and Edan at italicsmine.tumblr.com. We’ve already selected some very passionate Tumblr bloggers to help lead the discussion, and we hope you’ll participate too. This book a great and wildly original mix of sci-fi, literary, dystopian, thriller, and family drama. We should have a lot to talk about.
You can contribute in one of two ways:- Post to your own Tumblr blog and tag the post #reblogbookclub — we’ll reblog it into the main conversation.- Submit to the book club Tumblr at reblogbookclub.tumblr.com/submitWe’ll begin with non-spoilery posts right on 7/8, and discuss plot developments on the following schedule:- Week of 7/14: Chapters 1 - 8- Week of 7/21: Chapters 9 -15- Week of 7/28: Chapters 16 - 24And because this is a book club the Tumblr way, you can express your feelings about the book however you choose — a written review, fan art, gifs, poems, letters… Maybe you have nail art? Maybe you want to post a video blog talking through your ideas, a g-chat with a friend, or a song you think the characters would relate to? It’s all up to you! And, of course, you can reblog other people’s posts to add your own thoughts and responses. Edan will even be answering your Ask Box questions throughout the project.Thanks for being part of this! We can’t wait to see what you think…

Reblog Book Club rulez.

reblogbookclub:

Welcome to the Reblog Book Club, Tumblr’s official book club, book the third!

We are reading California by Edan Lepucki, which is out TODAY (If you’re reading this on July 8th, 2014.) Happy Book Birthday, California! You can get a copy at your local bookstore or library, or order it online from Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, iBooks, or Edan’s dad.

Follow the book club here and Edan at italicsmine.tumblr.com. We’ve already selected some very passionate Tumblr bloggers to help lead the discussion, and we hope you’ll participate too. This book a great and wildly original mix of sci-fi, literary, dystopian, thriller, and family drama. We should have a lot to talk about.

You can contribute in one of two ways:
- Post to your own Tumblr blog and tag the post #reblogbookclub — we’ll reblog it into the main conversation.
- Submit to the book club Tumblr at reblogbookclub.tumblr.com/submit

We’ll begin with non-spoilery posts right on 7/8, and discuss plot developments on the following schedule:
- Week of 7/14: Chapters 1 - 8
- Week of 7/21: Chapters 9 -15
- Week of 7/28: Chapters 16 - 24

And because this is a book club the Tumblr way, you can express your feelings about the book however you choose — a written review, fan art, gifs, poems, letters… Maybe you have nail art? Maybe you want to post a video blog talking through your ideas, a g-chat with a friend, or a song you think the characters would relate to? It’s all up to you! And, of course, you can reblog other people’s posts to add your own thoughts and responses. Edan will even be answering your Ask Box questions throughout the project.

Thanks for being part of this! We can’t wait to see what you think…

Reblog Book Club rulez.

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housingworksbookstore:

0s&1s Novels is generously donating half of profit for sales the next week to Housing Works! 0s&1s sells digital editions of books from some of our very favorite indie presses, including tinhouse, dzancbooks, blackballoonpublishing, nytyrant, 3ampress, curbsidesplendor, and many more. Buy great indie eBooks, fight AIDS and homelessness, now through July 7.

Reminder: stock up on great indie eBooks for your Independence Day long weekend!

housingworksbookstore:

0s&1s Novels is generously donating half of profit for sales the next week to Housing Works! 0s&1s sells digital editions of books from some of our very favorite indie presses, including tinhouse, dzancbooks, blackballoonpublishing, nytyrant, 3ampress, curbsidesplendor, and many more. Buy great indie eBooks, fight AIDS and homelessness, now through July 7.

Reminder: stock up on great indie eBooks for your Independence Day long weekend!

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dailydot:

The bench from ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ has gone missing in Amsterdam
"It’s a bit embarrassing, because we do keep good track of them, but it’s gone all right."

dailydot:

The bench from ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ has gone missing in Amsterdam

"It’s a bit embarrassing, because we do keep good track of them, but it’s gone all right."

(via libraryjournal)

0s&1s Novels is generously donating half of profit for sales the next week to Housing Works! 0s&1s sells digital editions of books from some of our very favorite indie presses, including tinhouse, dzancbooks, blackballoonpublishing, nytyrant, 3ampress, curbsidesplendor, and many more. Buy great indie eBooks, fight AIDS and homelessness, now through July 7.

0s&1s Novels is generously donating half of profit for sales the next week to Housing Works! 0s&1s sells digital editions of books from some of our very favorite indie presses, including tinhouse, dzancbooks, blackballoonpublishing, nytyrant, 3ampress, curbsidesplendor, and many more. Buy great indie eBooks, fight AIDS and homelessness, now through July 7.

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nationalbook:

(Via Fast Company)

"It usually starts with a scene, or a sentence. A half-formed idea. Maybe you have an idea for a sentence. You repeat the sentence in your head until you know it by heart, then you want to write it down. Or you have half an idea for a scene—it’s in the distance, it’s a little foggy, but you can see it’s there. You aim for it. You start making your way down the road towards it. You either eventually arrive there, or, you get sidetracked and end up somewhere else entirely."

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