Early week smatterings
Lionel Shriver describes the effect of winning a major award — and the strangeness afterwards.
It’s the 50th anniversary of PEYTON PLACE and the AP’s Hillel Italie offers up a retrospective on the book and its controversial author, Grace Metalious.
The Chicago Sun-Times has a long, long piece about Anne Rice’s conversion from vampire novel to Jesus supporter.
As the DVC trial continues, Dan Brown is expected to take the stand today — that should be fun…
Want to know what the ten worst autobiographies are? The Independent’s Boyd Tonkin gives a few suggestions for the honor.
The Melbourne Age talks to M.J. Hyland, who isn’t much of a fan of children but keeps writing about them in her books, including the wonderfully done CARRY ME DOWN.
And finally, I’m starting to pack, too. But I usually procrastinate on these things.