Rise above. Take flight. Move on. That is the message delivered so elegantly by Heidi Durrow. That's why this reader's recommendation is to pick it up. Check it out. And, most importantly, think and talk it through.
The Literati have been dividing literary culture for years, decrying popular fiction, dismissing authors, genres and authors exploring new media. And by doing so they have journeyed far, far away from the realm of relevancy.
How has the economic crisis affected our best literary journals? Can literary journals continue to serve their traditional function of discovering and promoting the best new writing in the changed technological environment?
In an age where too many pundits are anxious not to offend allies in their own camp and not to take too many risks with their opponents, Hitchens is a reminder of the irreplaceable role of the untamed intellectual .
I'm tired of people saying Men Don't Read. Men LOVE to read. But the more publishing repeats the empty mantra that Men Don't Read the less they're going to try to appeal to men, which is where this vicious cycle begins.