The sleeping habits of geniuses: Thank goodness. Apparently many of them did sleep 7 to 8 hours a night.
How to enrage a writer. I would have added, “Of course you can make money. Just be like J.K. Rowling” to the list.
A moving review of Marina Keegan’s book
A hilarious review of Dan Brown’s Inferno
An English professor’s highly thoughtful blog on the short story
The Millions, one of my favorite places to read literary news
The Millions’s list of difficult books
Related: An online guide to Vladimir Nabokov’s Ada, a massive, highly challenging novel that I should read again
A new recognition for second novels
Rejection wiki: where writers can find out whether rejections were form, tiered, or personal. (Tell a non-writer about this, they’ll look at you like you’re crazy).
The New Yorker writes about the myth of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the (in my opinion, aggravating) spate of Zelda novels that have come out recently.
A fascinating New Yorker profile of John Green