Author Archives: Caroline

At a loss for words?

This blog seems to have lived out its useful life, at least for now. But here it shall remain, because you never know when I may want to reference or resurrect it. A note on formatting: I moved this blog … Continue reading

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More long-form reading

A few posts back I mentioned longform.org as the best site I wish I’d never found (because I already spend too much of my day reading stuff.  Not that I wouldn’t like to spend my entire working day reading—if there’s … Continue reading

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Mags for iPad

and then there’s the New Yorker app…

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New name, new narrative nonfiction home

So here we are.  Narrative Snack is the new home of the Blog Formerly Known as Welcome to the Hinterlands.  All the old content is here, and I’ll be updating lists and links in the coming weeks.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a book by its chick-lit cover

The UK’s Lionel Shriver weighs in on the Franzen fracas–aka “Franzenfreude” (need to get up to speed?  Ruth Franklin has an excellent roundup in The New Republic) : A female novelist would never enjoy a Franzen-scale frenzy of adulation in … Continue reading

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Best site I wish I’d never found

Oh why oh why did I have to discover longform.org?  I will never get any work done!  I haven’t looked into the Instapaper feature on the site, but here’s the gist of what longform offers: a central clearinghouse of long-form … Continue reading

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And speaking of E,P,L

I'm sure it's not any easier these days being Elizabeth Gilbert's ex-husband, but to make matters possibly more aggravating, his own book has hit a snag.  In a Page Six item from July, he said that he and publisher Hyperion … Continue reading

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