[NSFW] I don't recall ever seeing a better advertisement for a book. I've been a longtime admirer of Sean Tejaratchi's work, first as the founder of the Craphound zine, then as a book designer, and lately as a creator of absurd satirical ephemera on his website, Liartown. His new book, Liartown, is out next month. See Rob's preview of this stupendous artifact.
For those of us who believe in the power of books and ideas to engender real and long-lasting change, here's a breath of fresh air in times of darkness. This post is an attempt to translate into words my enthusiasm for two of the most original, ambitious, and thought-provoking books I've ever read: The Listening… READ THE REST
Virginia seems to be a book-banning hotbed these days. Apparently just seeing books can make children change their sexual orientation, and some guys in Virginia are hellbent to stop it. Now they are suing Barnes and Noble for having books on their shelves. Bookriot: Virginia Beach attorney and State Delegate Tim Anderson, posted on Facebook… READ THE REST
Writer Jumi Bello recently saw her highly-anticipated debut novel The Leaving pulled from publication by Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Group. The reason is that Bello reached out to her editor and conceded that she had in fact plagiarized several passages in the book. A few months later, Bello published an essay on LitHub… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST