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Countering Lionel Shriver’s Criticism of Diversity Initiatives With Remarkable Recent BAME Debuts

Countering Lionel Shriver's comments on diversity initiatives in publishing, here's a list of outstanding BAME debut novels.

Inbox/Outbox: March 16, 2018

What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?

Why Are We Angry? Thoughts on Lionel Shriver’s Gaffe

On the ramifications of Lionel Shriver's speech on cultural appropriation, and why some authors are so easily offended by criticism.

Lionel Shriver, A Year of Publishing Women, and White Feminism

The publishing industry is notoriously white. Industry executives, who are overwhelmingly straight and white, will conduct various mental gymnastics and ...

4 Novels That Should’ve Gotten More “Best of 2013” Love

So I keep seeing a lot of books I loved this year make the bookish internet’s Best of 2013 lists. ...

27 Fictional Characters With Food Issues

Food is such a fundamental part of our lives that it only makes sense that we sometimes struggle with it, ...

Giveaway: BIG BROTHER by Lionel Shriver

This week’s¬†giveaway is sponsored by Big Brother by Lionel Shriver. For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. Alas, her ...

When You Find Yourself Resembling an Antihero–A Confession

It was about a hundred pages into Lionel Schriver’s dazzling and terrifying 2003 novel We Need to Talk About Kevin ...