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Both Cuba and America will attend the Seventh Summit of the Americas today; Chantel Acevedo shares scenes from a Cuban-American childhood. | Literary Hub
On customer service, David Foster Wallace, and the irony of total satisfaction. | 3AM Magazine
Amelia Gray describes a charming date night in a teaser for her forthcoming short story collection, Gunshot: “Flesh is siphoned into a bowl and poured without discrimination into a free-standing grandfather clock that is set on fire and rolled into the street.” | FSG Originals
Leslie Jamison on the lasting allure of Chris Kraus’s confessional “secretions.” | The New Yorker
“Every student—no matter what ZIP code they live in or challenges they face—should have easy access to books outside the classroom.” New York City is donating thousands of books to city shelters. | NY Daily News
Some people truly only readPlayboy for its brutally honest, unfiltered, and occasionally (quite) offensive interviews. | Hazlitt
In the Beginning Was the Sea, a Colombian novel from 1983, is shortlisted for this year’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. | The Guardian