Archival imprint Anthology Editions will publish a collection of numerous unreleased poems by Lou Reed later this year. Titled Do Angels Need Haircuts?, the book will be coupled with an audio recording of Reed reciting the material from a reading at New York’s St. Mark’s Church in 1971 and feature a written introduction from Reed,…
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Short stories may not take as long as novels to put together, but that doesn’t make them any easier to perfect.
Crafting a short story that really sings off the page — one that stays with the reader after the book’s been slotted back on the shelf — is no easy feat.
There are plenty of people who have one hell of a talent for it, though.
From libraries and hospitals to pressed roses and foot fetishes, here are some short stories from female British writers you badly need to check out. Read more…
1. “When the Door Closed, It Was Dark”, by Alison Moore (published in The Best British Short Stories 2011)
‘I had been so violated and I was sad to the core of my being’
Why aren’t the youths connecting with Shakespeare these days? Young adult novelist Jason Reynolds shared some thoughts on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, plainly stating, “Young people are allergic to boredom.” He doesn’t mean Shakespeare is boring—the guy’s been dead for more than 400 years and yet his plays are…
Neil Gaiman says Edgar Allan Poe should be read aloud, and he’s right: he recorded this video of him reading “The Raven” in 2016 as part of Pat Rothfuss’s Worldbuilders charity drive. It’s Poe’s birthday today, and I can think of no better way to celebrate it than to listen to it again.
The two surviving Beastie Boys members, Ad-Rock and Mike D, have been working on a memoir since at least 2013, and though there have been…
The singer-songwriter of Florence and the Machine is to publish a book featuring poems, artwork and lyrics, following hot on the heels of Faber’s book of Scott Walker’s lyrics, but does seeing lines in book form elevate them to a higher art?
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