Midweek Links: Literary Links from Around the Web (August 12th)

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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:

Shakespeare

To bong hit or not to bong hit, that is the question: was Shakespeare a stoner?

In an age where writers have to be tweeting, tumbling, facebooking and podcasting… could a David Foster Wallace type even exist?

Vol. 1 Brooklyn rounds up the best debut books of 2015 (so far)

The one anthology every feminist SF fan needs to buy this year

Jesse Ball on “Jabberwocky” and nonsense in fiction

Guardian calls Ben Marcus’s New American Stories a “landmark anthology” (read Marcus’s introduction here)

When George R. R. Martin isn’t writing The Winds of Winter at a snail’s pace, he is going to baseball games

Lit Hub gives an ode to the unpublished drawer novel

Novelist Will Chancellor on ambition (or whatever)

Looking for fantastic graphic novels by women? Here’s a good list

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