Litblog Roundup 56

Litblog Roundup 56

This edition of the litblog roundup offers up an entire buffet of food for thought, sourced from corners of the literary internet far and wide. Bon appétit !

What’s the relationship between commercial entertainment and literature? Is it a healthy one?

The sales of electronic books continue to move in a surprisingly retrograde arc, as younger readers continue to prefer physical books.

Imagine a man introducing himself to you, repeatedly.

What’s the name of the protagonist of the DOOM video game, anyway?

Why Did The New Yorker Celebrate This ‘Male Feminist Poet’ On International Women’s Day?

What do you get when you combine statistical analysis with literary analysis?

Did you know that Walt Whitman once wrote a column about men’s health?

Is poetry an effective political weapon?