Book Adventures Weekly: Issue 28

Seven things the mainstream media gets wrong/doesn’t tell about Native Americans.

For a dose of reality in the imaginary, take a peek at these images that show what superheroes would look like with average bodies.

This interview with acclaimed author Elena Ferrante, on the themes in her novels and why she chooses to use a pen name, sort of makes me want to read her books, even though they’re not my type.

Seanan McGuire is one of my new favorite urban fantasy authors. Tor offers a free read of her “Midway Relics and Dying Breeds.”

You’ve probably heard about it by now, but here’s the Smithsonian’s report of the loss of Baalshamin in Palmyra. As old as the temple itself (or older), the willful destruction of the “threat” of oppositional ideologies still hurts. H

Here’s a lengthy and fascinating interview with Canadian author Alice Munro.

That’s all for this week, fellow adventurers! Check back in a week for the next installment of bookish and not-so-bookish news.

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