The Top Ten Books of 2007 Lists are out in force these days, and while it’s mind-boggling that people can even do this (no one read all the books published in 2007… so how in the heck do they decide?)….. let’s just go ahead and compile our own best-of list, shall we? So you tell […]
In lieu of a coherent blog post (seriously, you’ve come to the wrong place), I thought I would tell you about a few books I’ve read recently that I really, really liked. First up is newly minted National Book Award Winner Sherman Alexie! Mr. Alexie wrote a fantastic YA novel called THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY […]
Way back in the dark ages of March 2007, I had a post that linked to an article about the rise of Young Adult literature (YA for the acronymically gifted) and how the doom and gloom forecasts about how the kids aren’t reading are a little gloomier than the situation warrants (Sure kids don’t read. […]
One of the great old-school literary titans, down for the count.
First off, thanks very much to the amazing Ginger Clark for her guest post yesterday — not only is she a great agent, I think she has a future as a blogger. Also, linking to her PublishersMarketplace page reminded me that I also have a PublishersMarketplace page that I recently updated, so please check it […]
In lieu of a snarky intro about last night’s television (since Tuesday night TV is dead to me and I went and had Burmese food instead), I will instead provide you with this teaser: Next week? Contest week. Details are still being formulated by the elves I lock in the basement to concoct blog ideas […]