Midweek Links: Literary Links from Around the Web (May 20th)

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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:

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A historian claims to have found the only picture of Shakespeare drawn in his life (above)

Haruki Murakami says, “I’m a fan of losers.”

Does viral fame sell books? Not necessarily…

Rainbow Rowell talks about the power of fan fiction

Why Jonathan Franzen’s “bad” sex writing isn’t his fault

Kazuo Ishiguro interviewed at LARB

How ebooks frustrate Iran’s censors

Did you know not every Norwegian writer is named Knausgaard?

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