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- Minicomics May Be Small, But They Pack Big Thrills
Minicomics are kind of a relic — few artists now want to go to the trouble of printing and distributing paper comics. But there are still a few out there that are worth the trouble of hunting down. [Wed, July 27]
- A Hemingway Who Looks Just Like Ernest
A Key West bar holds an annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest. For the first time, an actual Hemingway won. Dave Hemingway (no relation) says he also likes to fish, drink and have a good time. [Wed, July 27]
- Can Serialized Fiction Convert Binge Watchers Into Binge Readers?
As TV dramas get better and better, publishers are getting into the game with serialized fiction. Some are even referring to what they publish as "episodes" and "seasons" rather than "books." [Tue, July 26]
- Dystopian Novel Challenges Misogyny As 'The Natural Way Of Things'
Charlotte Wood's short, gripping book focuses on 10 women who have been sent to a prison camp after various sex scandals. Critic John Powers calls The Natural Way of Things a ferocious novel. [Tue, July 26]
- 'Sunlight Pilgrims' Is More Than Just A Chilling Tale Of Climate Change
Jenni Fagan's latest follows a transgender girl and her mother in a near-future world that's slowly freezing to death. Fagan makes potent but subtle links between climate change and personal change. [Tue, July 26]
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