This week… in publishing.
Well, of course. Just when I buy a Kindle the rumors surface about future versions. Oh, the humanity!
Speaking of e-books, a few weeks back I linked to an article on a seriously cool e-reader called mibook, only in doing so I remarked that they had a strange website. Well, someone from this disparaged company e-mailed me, and…. I had the wrong site. Whoops! Here is the proper site, in all its glory. Sorry about that mibook! You still look very cool, and I still want one!
And now for This Week in Publishing…. in videos.
Slate talks to Junot Diaz about writing and THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO, for which he has received many medals. Diaz also admits that he would rather be reading than writing:
In case you are wondering if the production values of book trailers are increasing (these are the things that keep me up at night), look no further than sci-fi thriller writer and faithful lurker Jeff Carlson’s awesome book trailer for PLAGUE WAR:
And finally, while we’re sharing videos, during that Gawker thing that shall not be named I was compared in the comments section to this individual:
So to set the record straight, no, I don’t surf, and no, I don’t talk like that guy. Although he’s kind of my hero.
Have a great weekend!