Sunday Sundries: Literary Links from Around the Web (June 14th)

Looking for some Sunday reading? Here are some literary links from around the web that you might have missed:

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Iconic book designer Paul Bacon passed away this week. You can see some of his classic covers here.

One publisher is combatting industry sexism by only publishing women for a year

Why isn’t the Western world outraged at Chinese censorship of Western literature?

Jonathan Franzen speaks about his new novel Purity

A look at gender and identity in the Civil War

The benefits of reading: “Regular readers sleep better, have lower stress levels, higher self-esteem, and lower rates of depression than non-readers.”

A look at why teens are so crazy for romantic vampires and werewolves

A book for every Myers-Briggs type

Ranking the novels of Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton

Finally, our last advice column caused a huge internet storm. Vulture followed-up with columnist Elisa Gabbert to clarify her views.

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