The idea of black holes sounds so quintessentially modern and 20th-century that it may come as a surprise to learn that it originated over 200 years ago; John Michell, a… Read more The post The strangest objects we know of appeared first on The Spectator.
Loving Day is an entry in a small but vital subgenre: the Comic Mulatto Novel.
Romantic suspense authors Leigh and Elliot teamed up last year to write a series of novellas set in Rogue River, Oregon. Now Leigh and Elliot explain why they’re returning to the scene of the crime with more novellas this fall.
Sarah interviews Rachel Aaron about writing fantasy, her trip to RT as a person who doesn’t write primarily romance, and about the science and data of tracking her writing process. They also discuss world building and romance authors Rachel particularly loves, and offer fantasy recommendations for the romance readers.
Author Daniel José Older talks about his new novel, Shadowshaper, noir influence in urban fantasy, gentrification, white privilege and the publishing industry, and why we need diverse books, now more than ever.
Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic book of significance. This week it’s Deadly Class #13. Written by Rick Remender (Black Science, Low) with art by Wes Craig (Blackhand Comics, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents) and colorist...Show More Summary
Professor Yu’s four-volume tale of a monk and his entourage, including the Monkey King, is based on a work from 1592.
As with most conventions of its ilk, last weekend’s Denver Comic Con was loaded with panels and discussions on a wide variety of topics. But one particular conclave has drawn extra attention over the last week, with very little of it being positive. Show More Summary
The new cover for The Bloody Chamber and Kelly Link, who wrote the introduction for the latest edition. A reluctant vampire queen. A randy captive princess. A wolf child who finds her only friend in the mirror. You’ll find these characters...Show More Summary
Prior to departing on a trip home to Australia to visit family, I fell into the web (or should I say tapestry), of Indie author, Prue Batten. Prue resides on a farm in eastern Tasmania with her husband. She writes historical fiction and fantasy. Show More Summary
By Julia Rocchi Author Jamie Ford at the Panama Hotel (left), actress Stephanie Kim as Keiko and actor Jose Abaoag as Henry in Book-It Theatre's stage adaptation of Ford's novel "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" (right). "A silent...Show More Summary
This year brings not one, but two new opportunities for Fight Club fans to indulge in their inner Tyler Durden. Almost 20 years after writing the novel that inspired the 1999 cult movie, author Chuck Palahniuk is revisiting some of his most iconic characters. Show More Summary
This week in book-related infographics that are also, as an added bonus, interactive: “A Google Map of All Your Favorite Books,” via Electric Literature.
When I was offered an advance reading copy of Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola, I jumped at the chance. As the father of a son in long-term recovery, I have read more than my fair share of books about addiction. Show More Summary
Meryl Moss is the founder and president of Meryl Moss Media, which just celebrated its 22nd anniversary. Meryl and her dedicated staff of publicists work with authors, both new and established, to advance exposure of their books to a wider audience in traditional and unique ways. Show More Summary
As memoir authors, it is our hope then when we publish our books, the words are moving, and connect deeply with our readers. I remember that when I was working through the edits in my manuscript, Breaking the Silence: My Final FortyShow More Summary
On the whole, it is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. -Mark Twain Mark Twain was honored during his lifetime by receiving an honorary master's degree from Yale University (1888) and three honorary doctorates. Show More Summary
Reading the description of the book, I really wanted to like it. We’ve got a heroine, Becky, who’s a survivor. Growing up was tough after her father and brother die, leaving her mother and her to scrape by. When she finds herself...Show More Summary
Ever since her Wolf Hall novels hit the stage, people keep asking Hilary Mantel what it’s like to have her characters come to life. She answers them with the question, “When were they dead?“