15 Funny Tweets For Parents Who Both Love And Hate Kids’ Books

It’s hard not to like children’s books. The illustrations, humor and often inspiring messages make them practically irresistible. But reading a book to a kid can sometimes feel more like a roller-coaster ride than a relaxed time. And you can definitely forget about reading that story just once.The funny parents of Twitter know this pain all too…

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Boston Review Editors Resign Over Junot Díaz

Brian Harkin/Chicago Tribune via Getty Images Top editors of the Boston Review announced this week that they would retain Junot Díaz on staff. The news led to the resignations of three poetry editors at the magazine. Three editors for the Boston Review are resigning in protest over the literary magazine’s decision to retain author Junot Díaz…

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Amazon Confirms It’ll Make ‘The Underground Railroad’ TV Series

Getty Images Last year, Amazon tapped Oscar-winning writer and “Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins to adapt the acclaimed alternate-history book The Underground Railroad into a drama series. The tech giant must have liked what it saw, because it has given the project its formal approval and put in an order for 11 episodes. The Oscar winner worked with Netflix in the past, but…

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‘Dietland’ Author Sarai Walker Wrote A Feminist Revenge Fantasy Long Before #MeToo

Illustration: Gabriela Landazuri-Saltos / Photo courtesy AMC Sarai Walker, the author of Dietland. It’s almost eerie to read Dietland, Sarai Walker’s 2015 debut novel, in 2018. One part fat-positive manifesto, one part rape-revenge fantasy, 100 percent feminist polemic, Dietland is the sort of politically charged novel that would be deemed “so timely” if it were published today.But it…

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