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“Read the stories. Read the novels. Just read Hrabal.”
Murakami, Hilary Mantel, Lena Dunham, and more in our Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014.

Murakami, Hilary Mantel, Lena Dunham, and more in our Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014.

"The prose poem, which often seems like a French import, has had a strong underground American life."

— Edward Hirsch on this week’s poetic term: Prose Poem. (via poetsorg)

"[Reagan] could never have survived in the age of Google."

— Rick Perlstein talks America in the ’70s

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Trailer is here…

"I wanted to give voice to certain shameful feelings that surgeons might have but feel they can’t talk about, and it got me thinking about certain things that women in particular find difficult to say in public. What would be the most untellable story I could put in the mouth of a female character?"

— Gabriel Weston on her new novel Dirty Work

First Mockingjay Part 1 Teaser is here!

The books you should be reading this week.