Adam Bellow: “If I had learned one thing from my historical study of nepotism (yes, that was the subject of my book), it’s that a boy needs many fathers in his journey to manhood.” The problem with such a generalization is that when one considers daddy bears, fatherhood and nepotism take on more troubling definitions.
The Bookseller reports that a new Stephen King novella will be in the July issue of Esquire. Even if it is just Stephen King, I must applaud Esquire‘s willingness to devote 23 pages of its magazine to fiction.
Are lost pants worth $65 million? I mean, if it’s really another predictable series of dick wars (from a judge, no less), I’m wondering how many penis implants you could get for that price. (via Henry Kisnor)
“Is BEA a waste of money for the aspiring author? ”
Yeah, pretty much. I was only there because my agent had a pass for me. I really had no intention of setting foot inside that terrarium known as the Javits. And until a publisher makes it worth my time, I’m sticking with the fan and writers conferences.
ok, that nyt blog has taught us the creepy fact that george saunders listens to the fugees. paper cuts, indeed.