July 3, 2013
My fifth yearly list of favorite websites includes a combination of original content and curators who point out interesting original content.
Feel free to add your own favorite website in the comments.
This NPR blog examines where science and society intersect.
A Random House blog that focuses on memoir and biography.
Bryton Taylor shares recipes and meals inspired by books.
Hazlitt is another Random House blog, dedicated to publishing "great writing on everything," and impresses with both its articles and breadth of topics covered.
In an age where everyone is a curator, Longreads stands out by consistently recommending smart essays, fiction, and interviews.
Every issue of the weekly magazine (available as an iOS app) edited by former Village Voice and Idolator music editor Maura Johnston is filled with well-written and informative pop culture goodness.
Nautilus is a new online literary science magazine, featuring essays, investigative reports, and even fiction.
Whenever asked about my favorite website, I immediately respond "The New Inquiry" for their exceptional writing and criticism.
One True Thing is a blog at Psychology Today that features interviews and essays by writers that examines finding truth in fiction as well as everyday life.
Brad Listi's Other People podcast offers some of the finest literary interviews, two every week.
Every month, Words Without Borders publishes eight to twelve new works by international writers, centered on a single theme.
also at Largehearted Boy:
52 Books, 52 Weeks (weekly book reviews)
Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly comics highlights)
Book Notes playlists (authors create music playlists for their book)
Daily Downloads (free and legal daily mp3 downloads)
guest book reviews
Largehearted Word (weekly new book highlights)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Soundtracked (composers and directors discuss their film's soundtracks)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from the week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists