The Monday link farm

Jim Huang’s The Mystery Company reopens today in a brand-new location that’s way more visible to prospective shoppers after life “tucked away” in a strip mall.

Vikram Chandra didn’t intend SACRED GAMES to be 900 pages long, but it just ended up that way, he tells the Washington Post’s Bob Thompson.

Patrick Anderson is taken with David Fulmer’s historical tale

Jess Walter is the latest interview guest at John Kenyon’s Things I’d Rather Be Doing.

ITW is launching Brunch & Bullets, a twice-a-year luncheon (one in LA, one in Connecticut) which wil  feature ITW authors who move from table to table during the meals. A quarter of net proceeds from the events will be donated to local chapters of Reading Is Fundamental.

William Leith describes the joy and pain
of having to do one of those ‘Meet the Author’ segments as set up by his publisher.

Jenna Bush is shopping a book. Maybe. It’s vague, we’ll see if anything actually comes of it.

Scott Esposito expounds on end-of-the-world fiction.

Hector McDonald has won the Court TV crime writer contest.