Lindsey Green

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The Land of Pain

WHEN I WAS a small girl, I was taken to a country dentist who drilled my rotten teeth without any anesthetic. He didn’t generally eschew the use of …

How incest became part of the Brontë family story

To this day, Emily Brontë’s life story and literature continue to exert a powerful hold on the imaginations of audiences worldwide. One reason for …

How to Write Dialogue That Dazzles Your Readers

If you’re a fiction writer, you’re always looking for ways to improve your craft. There are so many aspects to focus on — what kind of detail to …

Writing

100 Must-Read Contemporary Short Story Collections

This list of must-read contemporary short story collections is sponsored by Random House’s Buzziest Short Story Collections of 2018<p>From <i>New York Times</i> …

The Short Story Collections Everyone Should Read

Great literature in small portions<p>Last December, a short story by Kristen Roupenian called 'Cat Person' went viral. It was a reminder of the power the form can wield, and a great advert for literature in an era dominated by other mediums.<p>Short stories, of course, have the added advantage of being …

10 best short story collections

The short story can be a slippery category. The stories that feature in this round-up range from sentence-long sketches to almost novel-length …

15 Must Read Books By Middle Eastern Authors

Guest post by book addict, literary consultant and blogger Sumaiyya Naseem! Sumaiyya is a bookworm and reading enthusiast from Jeddah and I’ve been …

Keep Track Of The Books You Read With The Help Of These 5 Free Apps

Like many book nerds out there, I have often found myself in possession of multiple copies of a book, simply because I forgot I owned it. If you're …

Writing an Outpost of the British Empire: Caryl Phillips and Jean Rhys

A FEW SUMMERS AGO, I had the opportunity to spend a week in the Jean Rhys archives, located in a place of which the Caribbean author had likely never …

9 New Books We Recommend This Week

With diplomacy and world affairs dominating the front page lately (or the home page, as we are gradually learning to think of it), this week’s list of recommended titles has a decidedly international cast. East meets West to unhappy effect in Stephen R. Platt’s “Imperial Twilight,” about Britain’s …

The 'macaroni' scandal of 1772: 'gay' trial a century before Oscar Wilde

Much derision was directed toward aesthetes in the late 19th century, who, led by Oscar Wilde, declared their devotion to beauty in all its forms. …

Ottessa Moshfegh’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i></i><i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

20 Very Funny Novels By Women

If you look at lists of canonically funny books on the internet, which I do with some frequency (what, is that not a normal way to spend one’s time?) …

A Terrible Country tours Putin's Russia in all its dysfunctional complexity: EW review

“This was not the Russia I remembered.” Expensive cafés surrounded by armed security guards, talk of hideously overpriced iPhones, police swarming …

22 Creative Nonfiction Books That Will Make You Feel All the Feels

The first time I picked up an issue of <i>Creative Nonfiction</i>, it contained an explainer by founder and editor Lee Gutkind on the genre itself. In the …

The Harvard Color Detectives

Inside the Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University, below a vast glass roof and above a neoclassical series of gray stone columns, hangs a fake painting. It’s a Mark Rothko—or, rather, a replica of a Rothko. The canvas is covered in moody indigo and vibrant crimson. It shows a square of …

The 9 Best Debut Books Of 2018 Written By Female And Gender Non-Binary Writers

Three years ago, Kamila Shamsie published a call to arms in <i>The Guardian</i>: The writer challenged the publishing world as a whole to publish books …

I Read These 5 Books Without Having Any Idea What They Were About & It Was Actually An Incredible Experience

Readers talk a big game about not judging books by their covers. And it's true that book covers are often misleading, or out of date — who hasn't …

3 Strategies to Help You Write a Novel in 3 Months

It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself. — Zadie SmithI’ve participated in a …

15 Books With Chilling Protagonists That Will Keep You Guessing Until The Very Last Page

Nothing is more haunting than an unreliable narrator or unsettling protagonist. Perhaps that's why psychological thriller novels are so darn hard to …

Top 10 books about self-reinvention

Who among us hasn’t dreamed at times of revolution, of abandoning our routines and starting fresh, shaking our lives like dice in a cup? Even for one whose situation is perfectly satisfactory, imagining a total disruption can beguile. It’s the ultimate rebellion against mortality, for potential is …

Books

5 Classic Novels That Are Short Enough To Finish In One Sitting

Classic novels have a bad reputation for being too long, which is why so many readers avoid them. Who has the time nowadays to sit and read a 1,000 …

What Is Gothic Fiction? (With 14 Book Recommendations!)

Gothic fiction merges deep passions with chill dread. A Gothic story might include grand and decaying architecture, like medieval castles, English …

Where Did the Radical Right Come From?

<b>BRING THE WAR HOME</b> <b><br>The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America</b><br>By Kathleen Belew<br>Illustrated. 339 pp. Harvard University Press. $29.95.<p>On a sunny Saturday last summer, in a grassy park no bigger than a city block, the flags of the Confederate South and Nazi Germany flapped side by side, hoisted …

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you …

A faint resonance: on commemorating poet Kabir's 500th death anniversary

Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh’s mural that depicts the religions of India is a welcome sight at Mumbai airport. At its right edge is the tiny figure of …

The Most Quotable Books About the South - Southern Living

© amazon.com<p>A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams<p><b>To buy: $12.95,</b> <b>amazon.com</b><p>“I don't want realism. I want magic!”<p><b>“Don't you just love those</b> …

Listed: 10 classic tales of the city

Now is the time of year when weary travellers find themselves in some sun-strafed piazza, gazing in bemusement at a world-renowned monument and …