February links

I haven’t much time this month to harvest links, but here are a few that caught my eye.   * Do we really need a reader’s manifesto? * Selling books, one at a time. Not sure it’ll catch on here. * Writers are lazy? Foolish children. * I, for one, am pleased that royalties no … [Read more…]

First links of the new year …

The more things change, the more they stay the same? * There are some great click-bait titles here. * So, Fabio. What’s he been up to? * A look back at 2015 in publishing. * A tale of two book titles — this probably happens a lot, doesn’t it? * Adult coloring books — not quite repeating … [Read more…]

Last Links of the Year

* And so it begins: the 10 best books of 2015. * And here–not the “best” books but the “top” books. * Romance novels as an infographic. * A book as an app. I’m not so sure about this. * It’s not too late — great gifts for grammar geeks. * I confess I had … [Read more…]

A few end-of-the-year links are popping up

We’re starting the “end of the year, let’s look back season” already. Kind of early, sort of like Christmas coming during Halloween… * This raises some interesting questions about literature, one being: how can you write about the American experience when you don’t experience it? * How do you feel about book blurbs? I enjoy … [Read more…]

Falling into literary links

Links for autumn, gathered far and wide ….   * Do book covers matter anymore? * So-called reviewers being sued. What interesting times we live in. * Bookish tights. What’s the world coming to? * Yes, what counts as a success might surprise you … * Are ebooks on the way out? Methinks not. * … [Read more…]