• Read More

    "Portrait of Two Young Ladies in White and Green Robes (Unidentified Artist, circa Sixteenth Century)"

    I. A few hours ago your last descendant died. She held only a whisper of your essence—or, as one would say in this scientifically...

    Become a Lit Hub Supporting Member: Because Books Matter

    For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. But our future relies on you. In return for a donation, you’ll get an ad-free reading experience, exclusive editors’ picks, book giveaways, and our coveted Joan Didion Lit Hub tote bag. Most importantly, you’ll keep independent book coverage alive and thriving on the internet.