Tag: publishing

“Biography of a Story”

In honor of Shirley Jackson’s birthday, the Library of America has shared her “Biography of a Story” about the writing and reception of “The Lottery.” “It is probably the most famous work of fiction ever published in The New Yorker and certainly the magazine’s most controversial, generating letters […]

Farewell, Jurassic London

Our friends at Jurassic London have printed their last book and we are so grateful for all their support. Thanks, and we’ll miss you! Jared Shurin writes a little about the history of Jurassic London at Pornokitsch. “The list of memories – the ones that will linger – […]

“Beautiful Books, Terrible Times”

Hyperallergic has a piece on Soviet children’s books between 1920 and 1935, with images from Inside the Rainbow: Russian Children’s Literature 1920-35: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times. “The 1920s in Russia weren’t exactly what people had hoped they would be. After the 1917 Russian Revolution brought down the old regime […]