Biblioklept's very useful guide on how to read Ulysses http://bit.ly/cocZDs # José Saramago, master of what-ifs http://bit.ly/bMTUtm # 5 great books to geat you through the world cup http://bit.ly/cjFKzU # 5 great books to get you through the world cup http://bit.ly/cjFKzU # just got a copy of 'Stories', edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio [...]
Most of the drama of this year’s World Cup in South Africa seems to be taking place off the pitch (thanks to the likes of John Terry, Raymond Domenech, and Nicolas Anelka), but that just serves to point out what Catalan novelist Manuel Vazquez Montalban (creator of the excellent Pepe Carvallho detective novels) put his finger [...]
Essay on the Picaresque Novels of Martin Amis, Richard Russo, Michael Chabon, and others http://bit.ly/dwNKIf # Paul Auster explains why Philip Roth is wrong about the future of the novel – http://bit.ly/bSj0UZ via biblioklept # RT @aravindadiga My review of Beatrice and Virgil, the new novel by Yann Martel: http://is.gd/ctMHB RT @seanjcostello # Madeleine had [...]
Yann Martel explains why artistic licence should be taken with the Holocaust – http://bit.ly/9gjlQw # David Bellos's introduction from The Ghost Rider by Ismail Kadare http://bit.ly/9pTnWK # Powered by Twitter Tools.
Audio interview with Christos Tsiolkas, whose 'The Slap' sounds like a great novel http://bit.ly/bR4T3J # Just got Adam Thirlwell's 'Politics' – which is worth the cover price for the first line alone http://bit.ly/bNxVG5 # "As Moshe tried,gently, to tighten the pink fluffy handcuffs surrounding his girlfriend's wrists, he noticed a tiny frown." # Before Thirlwell's [...]
TMO review of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls http://bit.ly/92zgSU # From Vintage Irish Book Covers, '60s Mercier paperbacks: http://is.gd/c2pIU (via @irishpublishing) RT @STomaselli # some great events lined upin Dublin for @dubwritersfest, if you're in that neck of the woods (june 1-6) http://bit.ly/9qgVfp # Irish Top Ten Week Ending 09/05/2010 | Irish Publishing News http://bit.ly/bKEiIu [...]
Like the idea of the 1book twitter club, kicking off with Neil Gaiman's American gods @1B1T2010 http://bit.ly/a4AEat # #1b1t here's an tmo archive interview with neil gaiman talking about American Gods http://bit.ly/VLEgq # Powered by Twitter Tools.
Exclusive exxcerpt from the new Benjamin Black (Banville novel) Elegy for April – http://bit.ly/avQn6E # Whatever people say I am, Alan Sillitoe 1928-2010: http://is.gd/bHvAf RT @3ammagazine # Lionel Shriver – America's best writer? http://bit.ly/dpFC5n # You can read Bulbjerg, a short story by Naja Marie Aidt, at the Pen World Voices festival site http://bit.ly/cbM3ct # [...]
Orange Prize shortlist announced http://bit.ly/bq2qQT # looking for the left-wing in Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy http://bit.ly/cvzvF3 # (on Beckett) "while all around him hacks and inattentive culture-vultures chatter about 'the absurd' " http://bit.ly/b7SJzB # Powered by Twitter Tools.