• The best books of the week
Today marks a special day in literary history: 95 years ago, the first issue of The New Yorker was published! The magazine has been a staple of American culture ever since, and continues to be a go-to source for news and entertainment.
But The New Yorker isn’t the only thing that’s been making headlines lately. From the lobotomy to lunch etymology, there’s been plenty of interesting topics to explore. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting stories from the past week, including an exploration of James Weldon Johnson’s poetry collection God’s Trombones, a look at the most beautiful libraries in the world, and a discussion of Keats’s odes.
We can also take a look at some of the books that have been released this week, from Roald Dahl’s children’s books to Asja Bakic’s Sweetlust. And if you’re looking for advice on how to handle your writing group, Papi has some wise words for you.
So whether you’re looking for something to read or just want to stay up-to-date on the latest literary news, there’s plenty to explore this week. Here’s to another 95 years of The New Yorker!