In Review: The Week of June 12

June 17, 2017

Our Summer Book Club launched this week! Beginning in July with Death and the Intern, we'll have weekly check-ins with readers-along ( so be sure to get your on-sale copy!). Dads, don't think we forgot about you: we rounded up some poetry books that poignantly speak to the father-child relationship.

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On the Blog

 

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~ We launched our second-annual All Lit Up Summer Book Club! This year, we're reading  Death and the Intern and  Shenzheners (both of which are 15% off, making it a little easier for you to join in!)

~ Of course, we couldn't resist letting y'all know what other books we're stoked to read this summer: check out our (very different) staff picks here.

~ Poet Jennifer Still recounted the making of a long healing scroll of poetry and embroidery at her brother's bedside, and how that transformed into her latest book, Comma (BookThug)

~ Dad would’ve laughed, too. We saluted Father's Day with three collections of poetry that revolve around dads.

 

Around the Web

 

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~ "These links are interesting!" – LitHub tells us why that sentence doesn't matter.

~ The New York Public Library partnered up with the city's MTA to create "The Subway Library", where commuters can download ebooks selected by library staff.

~ Speaking of libraries, Toronto's other favourite son The Weeknd shot his new video at the Toronto Reference Library (and it has never looked cleaner).

 

What Else We're Reading

 

Tan's cracked into  The Pyx, the latest from Véhicule Press's Ricochet Books vintage crime imprint.

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