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We post hundreds of links on @fsg_books. Here’s a look at which ones received the most clicks in the past four weeks. (Discounting our own Favorite Reads from 2011 feature, which people really, really liked.)
- “King of the Hyperpolyglots,” The Morning News
- “Why Authors Tweet,” The New York Times Book Review
- “Why Does Art Have to Be Mainstream to Be Significant? An Interview with Jonathan Galassi,” The Economist‘s Prospero Blog
- “The Most Anticipated Books of 2012,” The Millions
- “Flavorpill’s Most Anticipated Books of 2012,” Flavorpill
- “Concept Art from the Film Adaptation of Cloud Atlas,” io9
- “The Channeling of the Novel,” The New York Times Book Review
It may seem foolish to start a literary journal at a time when fewer people are reading books, and doomsayers fill column inches with “death of literature” jeremiads. But Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum have developed a new approach that seems to work: find great short fiction and get it to the people wherever they are. They’re also producing a number of more experimental approaches to narrative and technology that… well, we’ll let Andy tell you himself.
Chapman: Give us a brief overview of Electric Literature and how you distribute the work to readers.
Andy Hunter: Electric Literature was created as an optimistic response to the fear many were feeling in the face of a changing medium: what the obsolescence of the printed word meant, specifically, for literary writing.