theparisreview
theparisreview:

“Starting at about eleven, with Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll, I began identifying with the writer—or what I’ve learned now to call “the implicit author”—of a given fiction, rather than with the characters directly. Possibly some would say this explains a deficit of heroes in my stories.”
Jonathan Lethem talks to the New York Times. Read our 2003 interview with the American novelist here.

theparisreview:

“Starting at about eleven, with Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll, I began identifying with the writer—or what I’ve learned now to call “the implicit author”—of a given fiction, rather than with the characters directly. Possibly some would say this explains a deficit of heroes in my stories.”

Jonathan Lethem talks to the New York Times. Read our 2003 interview with the American novelist here.

bookriot
bookriot:

In honor of the publication of MaddAddam, we’re taking a day to celebrate Margaret Atwood! Check out this post she wrote about the books she can’t resist!
Here’s the line-up:
Get a sampling of stories about the inimitable Ms. Atwood in this special edition of Critical Linking
A Reading Pathway tells you where to start if you’ve never read Margaret Atwood
Don’t know which Atwood book to read next? There’s a flowchart for that.
Review GPA tells you how MaddAddam is faring with critics
Live from the Edinburgh Book Festival, Margaret Atwood talks monsters, darkness, and Twilight
Oryx & Ink: 5 Atwood Tattoos
In Talking to Strangers About Margaret Atwood, Jenn Northington recalls sharing The Handmaid’s Tale on World Book Night
Did The Handmaid’s Tale ruin you for dystopias? You’re not alone.
Merely in Disguise: Marvelous Margaret Atwood Quotes
Jeanette Solomon digs deep to explore why she is intimidated to write about Margaret Atwood
11th grade teacher Josh Croman explains how he defended his choice to teach The Handmaid’s Tale
If you only know her novels, don’t miss Margaret Atwood’s poetry and short fiction

The best kind of day…

bookriot:

In honor of the publication of MaddAddam, we’re taking a day to celebrate Margaret Atwood! Check out this post she wrote about the books she can’t resist!

Here’s the line-up:

Get a sampling of stories about the inimitable Ms. Atwood in this special edition of Critical Linking

Reading Pathway tells you where to start if you’ve never read Margaret Atwood

Don’t know which Atwood book to read next? There’s a flowchart for that.

Review GPA tells you how MaddAddam is faring with critics

Live from the Edinburgh Book Festival, Margaret Atwood talks monsters, darkness, and Twilight

Oryx & Ink: 5 Atwood Tattoos

In Talking to Strangers About Margaret Atwood, Jenn Northington recalls sharing The Handmaid’s Tale on World Book Night

Did The Handmaid’s Tale ruin you for dystopias? You’re not alone.

Merely in Disguise: Marvelous Margaret Atwood Quotes

Jeanette Solomon digs deep to explore why she is intimidated to write about Margaret Atwood

11th grade teacher Josh Croman explains how he defended his choice to teach The Handmaid’s Tale

If you only know her novels, don’t miss Margaret Atwood’s poetry and short fiction

The best kind of day…