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Tuesday morning lit roundup

April 29th, 2014  |  Published in Blog

A favorite story from George Saunders’ Tenth of December, The Semplica Girl Diary. It starts out glib and clueless, and spirals from there. You won’t be able to stop thinking about it.

There are many things to get irritated about on the internet involving the devolution of grammatical standards. Some wishes: differentiate between “whom” and “who,” preserve with all our hearts the subjunctive mood–“Oh how I wish I were,” and (this is more contentious), stop using “they” when you mean “he” or “she.” But here’s an app that makes some small amends for the misuse of “literally.”
Finally, someone’s list of the best nine books that do not exist.

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