What posts have you enjoyed this week? A few of my favorites include…
Mockingjay (Review in Haiku)
Posted on The Literate Housewife Review
The Literate Housewife reviews Suzanne Collins’ Mockingjay in the form of a haiku! Here’s a preview:
Peeta, Gale, oh you
Cardboard stereotypes of
Who you had once been.
Any blog readers want to start commenting in verse?
Edgar Allan Poe & The Animated Tell-Tale Heart
Posted by Dan Colman on Open Culture
On the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death, Open Culture highlights the 1953 animated adaptation of Poe’s short story “The Tell-Tale Heart.” The film—about a madman who believes he is sane—is preserved in the United States National Film Registry. Warning: Only watch if you don’t mind getting chills.
10 Granta-Anointed Spanish-Language Writers You Should Know
Posted by Chelsea Bauch on Flavorwire
Literary magazine Granta recently released a list of the Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists. Both Granta and Granta en Español include fiction from the writers, although the pieces are different.
Chelsea Bauch on Flavorwire profiles ten of the authors, writing, “Here’s a chance to familiarize yourself with a selection of these emerging writers before they’re as ubiquitous as Borges and Bolaño.” Definitely worth a read.