Reading lists, literary restaurants, and more

July 10, 2015

News, Reviews, and Interviews

Buzzfeed’s list of Asian-American writers features 2016 Neustadt jurors Wang Ping and Porochista Khakpour.

Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård was recently featured on an episode of VICE Meets where he discussed his six-part autobiographical novel, My Struggle.

This reading list from NewStatesman offers insight into occupied Palestine by highlighting literature and examining how the conflict has shaped their country.

Recent Caine Prize winner Namwali Serpell talks about how literature is not a competitive sport and how winning has inspired her to grow. 

This piece in the Fiji Sun Online examines how to promote Fijian literary heritage. 

Journalist Emily Kaiser compiled a reading list of 11 books and one film that give insight into modern China.

Fun Finds and Inspiration

If you read—or plan on reading—Malala Yousafzai’s autobiography, you might also be interested in these other inspirational autobiographies for children and teens compiled by Julia Eccleshare.

Flavorwire highlights 10 literary restaurants around the world for anyone who’d like to sit down with a good book and some delicious food. 

Electric Lit featured a cool infographic of famous schools from fiction.