Literary Links


BU Creative Writing wishes you a happy Friday!  And here are some literary links to start off your weekend.

Dan Chiasson reviews Claudia Rankine’s latest.

Whoa.  A Jane Austen video game, in which one plays to win the sympathy of Elizabeth Bennett.

What Mark Twain’s mother taught him about compassion.

Novelist Don DeLillo reviews a Taylor Swift track.

The Boston Book Festival is this weekend!

Aaron Copland’s 8 Poems of Emily Dickinson.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s advice to his daughter, Scottie (and one Slate writer’s quite strong opinion on it).

How to write a sentence.

The breathtaking third movement of Charles Ives’ Concord Sonata, “The Alcotts.”  (After Louisa May Alcott and her father.)

Hope your weekend is full of wild and whirling words.

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