Sunday Morning LitLinks

Peter Swaab remembers Edward Lear in (The Telegraph)

Will Schwalbe and his mother – a book club of two. A wonderful Mother’s day tribute in (The New York Times)

Hemingway’s mom wasn’t a fan of THE SUN ALSO RISES. And how. (BookRiot)

Chicago names a bridge after Stud Terkel. (The Chicago Sun-Times)

Mark Twain on plagiarism. (

Proceeds from the sale of THE FAMILY CORLEONE will sit in escrow while Paramount Pictures and Mario Puzo’s estate wrangle the details. (The San Fransisco Chronicle)

The Guardian compiles The 10 Best Historical Novels in pictures. (The Guardian)

“On this day in 1940 Bruce Chatwin was born. Even leaving out the literary controversy and the personality cult, Chatwin’s life has dramatic scope — middle-class Birmingham teenager to Sotheby’s clerk, to art-world star, to ultima thule by backpack, to a handful of best-sellers, a burst of fame, and death at forty-eight…” (Today In Literature)

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