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- First off, a hearty congratulations to Mr. Sarvas, who just sold his book to Bloombury. Rest assured, in winter 2008, he shall not escape Bat Segundo.
- Oh no! Straight people are moving into the Castro! It’s the end of civilization as we know it!
- Pinky’s Paperhaus serves up a new podcast with Jami Attenberg.
- An AWP report, as filtered through one of Mr. Bryant’s friends.
- Tod Goldberg on jury duty.
- John Updike on Venetian candy. Amazingly, he didn’t find anything sexual about it. (via Freeman)
- You mean I’m not censored in China? Clearly, I’m not working hard enough. (via Mr. Tiffany)
- Are writer protagonists art or ego? (via Bookninja)
- Dylan Meets Seuss. Fantastic! (via Bookshelves of Doom)
- “Soap operas are too scared to include politics in their storylines.” You don’t say?
- It’s Freedom to Read Week in Canada. Because, as we all know, Canadians don’t read the other 51 weeks of the year.
- Kassia Kroszer has much to say about sexism, reading audiences and the bigger picture for book review weeklies.
Dylan Hears a Who! is brilliant! Grab the MP3s before they get taken down!
I dunno Ed …
“cunning feignings of hard candy in glass—
the striped little pillowlike mock-sweets,
the flared end-twists as of transparent paper”
There’s something erotic going on there, I think.
There’s a fine line between sensual and erotic, Levi. 🙂
As a concerned Canadian I can’t help but notice that our customs people seem unperturbed by the unstoppable tide of Dan Brown over the border. Can I blame “Freedom to Read” for that?