If you like Ann Patchett and opera, you will be pleased to hear that her novel Bel Canto is being adapted for the stage by the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
- The narrator of Jo Walton’s Among Others reads a lot of novels over the course of the book. Molly Templeton has created a Pinterest board featuring all of them.
- If you’re eagerly awaiting this year’s Tournament of Books, Book Riot has the odds for each contender.
- Metro has a writeup of last week’s discussion of Madame Bovary at McNally Jackson.
- Tonight’s “Dragons in Space” panel, co-sponsored by WORD and Housing Works, sounds like a good time.
- Bryant Musgrove has new fiction, “Some Kind of Receptacle,” at Storychord. His story “Everyone You Know Is Gone” appeared on Vol.1 last year.
- C.T. Ballentine has new fiction up as well, on THE2NDHAND.