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by | May 22, 2018 |

The Literary Chick

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All are welcome to send us photos of themselves with their favorite books. These photos are taken as part of a guerrilla reading campaign, also spelled guerilla reading, type of reading fought by irregulars in fast-moving, small-scale actions against orthodox advertizes and the publishing industry and, on occasion, against rival insurgent forces, either independently or in conjunction with a larger political-reading strategy.

Selfies with a  book that speaks to you

The word guerrilla (the diminutive of Spanish guerra, “war”) stems from the duke of Wellington’s campaigns during the Peninsular War (1808–14), in which Spanish and Portuguese irregulars, or guerrilleros, helped drive the French from the Iberian Peninsula. Over the centuries the practitioners of guerrilla reading have been called rebels, irregulars, insurgents, partisans, and nerds and oddballs.

Frustrated pop fiction clones have consistently damned them as barbarians, savages, terrorists, brigands, outlaws, and weirdos. Please support independent authors. At least the good ones.

Recent Interviews

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The Literary Chick Interview – Adam Smyer

  Adam Smyer is the author of Knucklehead, which has been accurately described as “A fierce, intelligent, and often hilarious novel about a young African-Attorney who struggles to keep his cool in the personally and political turbulent ‘90’s”.  The Literary Chick was...