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What We’re Getting Wrong About So-Called Internet Literature

The term “Internet Literature” seems perfectly designed to divide us, but we’re getting it all wrong. In a somewhat recent tweet, novelist Christian TeBordo only half-jokingly suggested that “a true internet novel would be one in which most sentences don’t have a subject, there are at least a dozen typos per page, and the punctuation […]


Not the Booker: Emma Donoghue, Abi Daré and Shahnaz Ahsan join the shortlist

The addition of Akin, The Girl With the Louding Voice, and Hashim & Family means we now have six boo...

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‘Language Like a Pickaxe’: An Interview with Chloë Bass

Emily Raboteau: Your signs put me in mind of what theologian Walter Brueggemann has said about proph...

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Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires: The Life of Patricia Highsmith – review

When friends mean less than plots ... a flawed portrayal of the noir novelist as a figure bordering ...

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On Turn-of-the-Century Suffrage Cookbooks, Trojan Horse For Women’s Equality

Collectively, the suffrage cookbooks were much like the movement that spawned them. Suffrage was a b...

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The Waterstones Podcast - Choice

Your chance to hear authors going beyond the book to talk about the themes and ideas that obsess us ...

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Here’s Shaq reading an Edward Hirsch poem about basketball.

Back in the Spring of 2018, having already conquered the worlds of music, film, TV, video gaming, an...

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