News: Literary Recap Nov. 22-28, 2012

2012-11-29 22:29:PM ago by nicole.boyce

Shirking the solitary aspect of magazine enjoyment, one publication is stepping off the rack. Performed for an audience, the first ‘issue’ of Pop-Up Magazine featured pregnancy suits, squirrel enthusiasts and live enactments of cocktail ads. 
 
The internet delivered on innovations this week, with writing tools ranging from a cut-up machine to a 911 hotline for writer’s block. If you’re more of a traditionalist, try out GalleyCat’s list of the year’s best writing music.  
 
Good news for all those struggling to tie up loose ends: An article in The Guardian is singing the praises of unsatisfying summations.
 
Awaiting Ulysses 3D? The Vancouver Sun looks at technology’s role in shrinking the pool of ‘unfilmable’ books.
 
“I have never kept diaries. I just remember a lot and am more self-centered than most people.” Alice Munro discusses memory and motherhood in her latest interview with The New Yorker.

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