Monthly Archives: March 2010

News Roundup

Bit of a pause in posting—sorry about that, but we’re back with a terrific assortment of news, including the following: Eleanor Catton’s “The Rehearsal” (forthcoming in May) is longlisted for the Orange Prize and got a starred review in Booklist, which calls it a “dazzling debut” The great reviews for James Hynes’s “Next” are pouring […]

“Visceral Power”; “Breathtakingly perfect”; “Ending that beggars description”

are some key phrases from Janet Maslin’s rave review of James Hynes’s “Next,” in today’s New York Times.

Things We Love

Include this video of Joshua Ferris, from ReadRollShow in Portland, in which Ferris talks about the difference between satire and parody, the literary tradition of walking, and typing the last scene of “The Unnamed” on his blackberry in a Home Depot.