Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Wednesday genre link round-up.

Links sans fanfare and snark today.
Tobias Buckell interviews Paul Melko, author of Singularity Ring.

Tim Pratt also interviews Paul Melko.

H/Al Duncan has been drinking a lot of caffeine again, resulting in a couple of excellent (and long) essays: On Narrative, On Genre and Sub-Genre, and A Brief History of Genre.

George R.R. Martin on the Superbowl.

Excellent piece by Charles McGrath in the New York Times on the recent (and ridiculous) distinction between highbrow and lowbrow literature.

M.J. Rose talks about how customer relationship marketing applies to authors.

At Sci Fi Weekly, Paul Witcover reviews Last Dragon by J.M McDermott.

OF Blog also reviews Last Dragon.

Romance Vagabonds has an interview with assistant literary agent Beth Miller of Writers House.

Bookgasm reviews The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes.

Book Fetish reviews Dawn's Awakening by Lora Leigh.

In the Spanish village of Nobeljas, the village council is paying children to read books.

Anne of Green Gables turns 100!

New York Magazine reviews Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow.

3 comments:

John (Grasping for the Wind) said...

Thanks for making it so easy to find new and interestin' info!

Robert said...

Definitely keep an eye out for Paul Melko. I finished his debut last week and it was amazing...

Chris, The Book Swede said...

That review of Sharp Teeth was one of the best written I've ever read. Must pay more attention to the NY Mag! Cheers :)