Why we forget books we’ve read before
Yearning for Cultural Mainstream: I read about 35 books per year, mostly best-sellers, and know from experience that the overwhelming majority of non-Latino authors usually don’t include Latinos in their stories.
Summer Reading Mega List Sailors and cats
Pushing Boundaries, Mixed-Race Artists Gain Notice
Reading Shakespeare actually changes the pathways in your brain – making your smarter
Urban Lit for teens: The Bluford Series
Franzen goes exotic: the Indian woman and the Great American Novelist
Can’t help but laugh at Better Book Titles (NSFW!)
Practical tips on writing a book from 23 great authors.
Love this list of 10 Diverse Sci-Fi Authors You Should Know
The food war has begun:
Oak Park Woman Faces 93-Days in Jail For Planting Vegetable Garden in her Front Yard
Arrested for feeding the homeless
* Photo via VItostreet