Maps, lesbian steampunk recommendations, today’s reason you’ll want to propose to Mallory Ortberg, reading women writers and more.
Topics include fundamentalist Christian homeschooling, V.C. Andrews, BUST Magazine, the Backstreet Boys, the House of Prayer, ghostwriting, The Greyhound and more!
Five journaling ideas to warm the cockles of your frozen heart.
Topics include Saturday Night Live in the mid-90s, the cannibal cop, “Satanic Ritual Abuse,” abortion, being Korean and American, Tonya Harding and moar!
Not content with producing a documentary, greeting CeCe McDonald outside of prison and shutting it down on daytime TV, Laverne Cox added signing a book deal to her list of accomplishments in the first half of the first month of 2014.
A rollicking retrospective of my journaling life as a crush monster.
This issue proves that that’s possible — there’s gobs of work out there made by queer artists that isn’t confined to coming out stories, identity struggles, or crushes on straight girls, and it’s really good.
Topics include women on the internet, Lululemon, death at “The Secret”‘s self-help retreat, Fallon Fox, Bev Kearney, “Baby Got Back” and so much more!
Alice Walker and Tracy Chapman dated and nothing else even matters. Also unlikeable protagonists, books to treat depression, books to treat your lesbian break-up and more.
Turn a book by a dead white man into an instrument of your journaling agenda!
“Writing a Rita Mae Brown ‘Sudden Death’ or Jenny Schecter ‘Lez Girls’ was never an option.”
Topics include Okinawa, Fraggle Rock, The Crystal Cathedral, a 55-year-old murder case, job hunting, being an elf at Harrod’s and so much more!
Read these books.
Topics include homeless youth, Alison Janey, the death of Margarey Vojtko, David Foster Wallace, elite public schools, the decline of evangelicalism, Buffy and more!
This week in lit: when emoji work better than words, the intersection between writing and food, best books lists, the worst grammar mistakes and more.
Did you read the book? Now it’s time to join in the discussion! We have questions, you have answers, and hopefully additional questions. It’s a book club! Let’s go!
If I had to compare this book to a physical object, it would be a box of chocolates. But not fluffy, easy chocolates – I’m not talking Russell Stover, here. I’m talking complex chocolates, probably with liqueur in them.
Topics include Christopher Dorner, Six Feet Under, factory farms, Bed-Sty, quicksand, painkiller addiction, Gretchen Molanenen and moar!
Topics include Lisa Frank, genetic testing, Blue Star Texas, KidZania, the tragic death of a college freshman, Balthazar, Christopher McCandless Pilgrims and more!
This week in lit: the best of the best of lists, holiday crafts with books you want to punish, digital national libraries and more.