Smatterings, the Lazy Woman’s Edition

Weather, deadlines, a strong desire for gelato are all contributing to a slight blogging malaise round these here parts. I can BSP-a-plenty, starting with my review of Heather McElhatton’s PRETTY LITTLE MISTAKES at Time Out New York and a lovely podcast conducted by the fabulous Ben LeRoy of Bleak House Books.

I can also point to two very thoughtful posts by Mark Sarvas and one considered essay by Richard Powers on all things book review and criticism related.

And finally, your Eurovision 2007 winner: