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

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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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