By Tom Blunt 4 min read
What's left to fear besides ourselves? Quotes on our relationship with our own monstrousness, which is a slippery one, requiring constant vigilance.
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
Today we're also peeking behind the scenes at those new Judy Blume covers, and watching intently as booksellers battle California's new autograph law. Welcome to your Daily Blunt!
By Tom Blunt 5 min read
Included are a flight of quotes from wordsmiths who know a thing or two about crafting elaborate fictions -- both on the page and off.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
Hughes’s poem is about the illusion of ideals like freedom and liberty for black Americans, but it’s just as useful when applied to the events of today.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
The Langston Hughes poem “Who but the Lord” was published almost 70 years ago and yet reads like it could have been written today.