Inspiration/Digression: Artistic considerationsMarch 29, 2010
- Why publishing has a future.
- An author theorizes about books are the length they are.
- Chinua Achebe talks with The New York Times.
- Some call them funny metaphors; others might have a few more colorful names for these literary … um … er … yeah. Of course, it has to do with high school, so there’s that.
- Ted Wilson reviews his … ah … you know? Don’t bother clicking this link.
- Robin Hobb shares a few words with SciFiChick.com.
- Cambridge University apparently put on a really cool octocentennial light show.
- On the list of things I probably would have been better off not knowing about, apparently Hootie has gone country, and is having a pretty good run at it.
- There is a reason the idea of Col. Muammar Gaddafi and the idea of “dictatorial literature” can raise my spirits. To the other, though, I won’t say it’s a good reason.
- And speaking of lifting spirits, how about Edgar Allen Poe and funerals?
And now, a young guitarist makes musician Tanita Tikaram jealous:
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