Midweek Links: Literary Links from Around the Web (April 27th)

Looking for some interesting reading to get you through the week? Here are some literary links from around the web to check out:

Alexander Chee, Jesmyn Ward, and other authors pay tribute to the genius of Prince

Is Don DeLillo’s new novel too much of a retread?

The scoop on the Somali-British poet who inspired Beyonce’s new album

Why is George R. R. Martin’s Westeros so… backwards?

How mapping Alice Munro stories can help your own writing

Curious what a Pulitzer award does to book sales? (Hint: it helps)

Mensah Demary on hip-hop and storytelling

Some rad pics of the oldest libraries in the world

The novel you should be reading based on your favorite Game of Thrones character

A look at the literature of cyborgs and robots

Sometimes you read a book at just the right time in your life

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