Recommended Listening: this episode of the Ryder + Flye podcast in which Jason Diamond and Margaret Eby discuss Southern Catholicism, 70s cinema, and why it’s so darn hard to make Flannery O’Connor’s stories work on the screen.
As of this month, all of Susan Sontag’s books are available for purchase as e-books. This means you can grace your e-reader with The Benefactor, Sontag’s debut novel, as well as Against Interpretation, which contains the seminal essay “Notes on Camp.”
“If they are honest with themselves, authors of color know what stories they’re supposed to tell, and know that attempts to move beyond those stories are not so often accepted.” Matthew Salesseson the danger of cultural homogeneity in the world of books, over at Literary Hub. Pair with Salesses’s Millionsessay on novel writing, inciting incidents, and beginnings.