As we round the corner of Typographical Era’s first anniversary, we’ve decided to continue our Best Read in the year tradition, and what a year it has been! Between translations, short stories, novels, memoirs, and essays, readers of all genres will surely find Typographical Era’s Best Read in 2013 list to be a great place to start for reading endeavors in 2014. At least we hope so. Here’s to a great year in reading and to another great year for Typographical Era. Cheers!
Tired of listening to people bitch about how they can’t possibly like a novel if at least one of the characters isn’t somewhat relatable to them? Yeah, me too. Here are five books that you’re sure to love in spite of the questionable nature of each of their protagonists.
Welcome to Verisimilitudes, our regular round-up of the past week’s activity. It’s your one-stop source for all of the bits and bleeps we’ve been posting here and on social platforms.
This week, The National Book Foundation announced the 2013 finalists for The National Book Awards in four categories: Young People’s Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction. The ultimate winners will be announced on November 20th.
Welcome to Conversational Era, a new semi-regular collaborative feature which finds us chatting with readers, authors, & fellow bloggers about a myriad of different subjects.
Today, Penny Kollar and Michelle Williams join Aaron for an in-depth spoiler-free discussion about Jhumpa Lahiri’s Man Booker Prize and National Book Award nominated novel The Lowland.