Midweek Links: Literary Links from Around the Web (March 11th)

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

The New Yorker looks at Liu Cixin, “China’s Arthur C. Clarke”

Kazuo Ishiguro responds to Ursula K. Le Guin’s attack, saying, “I’m on the side of the pixies”

Here’s our take on Ishiguro/Le Guin and “the last holdouts of the genre wars”

Questlove (The Roots) reviews a new memoir from Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth)

Here’s a list of wonderfully miserable memoirs to fuel your depressing reading

From Jamaica to Minnesota to Myself: a moving essay from Marlon James

Ever wonder how hard it is to be an ebook bestseller? All it takes is a few thousand dollars

Lastly, the New York Times wonders if you can tell the difference between a computer’s writing and a human’s

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