The late Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Dr. Manning Marable “informed his family that one of his passing wishes was to make his work available to incarcerated individuals.” His collection of authored works has recently been donated by his family to Otisville Correctional Facility.
The former Mrs. Elizabeth Gilbert--that is, Michael Cooper, the husband Gilbert left at the opening of Eat Pray Love, has apparently written a book about his life after their divorce. Will it ever be published?
Lots of publications -- The Millions included -- have tackled the differences between reading e-books and physical books. It’s hard to know just what these differences mean for the future of literature. In the Chicago Tribune, John Warner proposes a novel argument (registration required) for why physical books will live on.
"A month ago, I touched a lock of Sylvia Plath’s hair." At Tin House, Emma Komlos-Hrobsky examines the relationship between the late poet and her fans.
"My mind moves toward apocalypse fictions the way we think about a forgotten friend, or a partner that’s left us—grief becomes its own comfort." Adnan Khan writes for Hazlitt about how apocalypse fictions mirror the immigrant experience and vice versa.