Lit Hub Weekly: January 24 – 28, 2022

TODAY: In 1963, Robert Frost dies at 89. 

Also on Lit Hub:

Imani Perry on writing the story of the American South • Maggie Rowe collects words to live by from The Golden GirlsLuke Cassidy makes a case for turning down tepid book deals • Kate Colby muses on pareidolia Ricky Tucker on Paris Is Burning and the magic of queer blackness • Eileen Pollack on her father’s deathbed hallucinationsEmma Knight finds comfort in the diaries of Virginia Woolf • Jessamine Chan and Crystal Hana Kim discuss American parenting culture • Francesca Stavrakopoulou on “divine footprints” • 10 books for being aloneDavid L. Ulin wanders the back streets of Old Hollywood • Tomiko Brown-Nagin looks at the early career of Constance Baker MotleyA brief history of the American clothing industry