First links of the new year …

The more things change, the more they stay the same? * ThereĀ areĀ some great click-bait titles here. * So, Fabio. What’s he been up to? * A look back at 2015 in publishing. * A tale of two book titles — this probably happens a lot, doesn’t it? * Adult coloring […]

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Last Links of the Year

* And so it begins: the 10 best books of 2015. * And here–not the “best” books but the “top” books. * Romance novels as an infographic. * A book as an app. I’m not so sure about this. * It’s not too late — great gifts for grammar geeks. […]

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A few end-of-the-year links are popping up

We’re starting the “end of the year, let’s look back season” already. Kind of early, sort of like Christmas coming during Halloween… * This raises some interesting questions about literature, one being: how can you write about the American experience when you don’t experience it? * How do you feel […]

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Falling into literary links

Links for autumn, gathered far and wide ….   * Do book covers matter anymore? * So-called reviewers being sued. What interesting times we live in. * Bookish tights. What’s the world coming to? * Yes, what counts as a success might surprise you … * Are ebooks on the […]

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Income and plot fodder

As usual: a mixed bag! * New words added to the OED. Not sure I’ve heard some of these… * Garbage collector rescuing books. Really good story. * Interesting fodder for plots, perhaps: which job has the most psychopaths? * For once, a dust-up about a book that has some […]

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