“If this kind of a book is a story-writer’s crown, it’s also a Frankenstein’s monster, assembled from the bodies of others. This review, then, is its pale twin: My own New and Selected Feelings About Steven Millhauser, stitched together to resemble a book review.” Jonathan Lethem on Steven Millhauser, via the lens of his collection We Others.
- Hey hey, it’s the Booker shortlist; the shortest list of Booker nominees around…
- This Laura Hudson interview with writer Matt Fraction (concerning the third volume of his indescribable, fantastic comic book Casanova) is excellent.
- The launch party for Kio Stark’s Follow Me Down is tonight at the Bell House. (Our review of the novel in question can be read here.)
- At Full Stop, Daniel Green looks at the anthology 30 Under 30.