Street Journal Europe chats with Olen Steinhauer]1 about espionage, the fall
of communism and his upcoming novel.
Toledo Blade has a profile of Marcus Sakey]2, whose new crime novel AT THE
CITY’S EDGE is just out.
Though the DI Joe Faraday series was a calculated gambit on Graham Hurley’s
part, he tells the Guardian’s Chris Wiegand [why
Rich article one]4: on Brian Selznick and his Caldecott-winning novel THE
INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET.
Rich article two]5: on Daniel Menaker’s new venture, which so far only
features authors who live in
puffing up should a
fairy godmother corporate sponsor show up? I do wish
Menaker well, but I hope the program is more Cavett and Snyder and less Maher
Scott Timberg [extols
Margaret Truman Daniel, who later in life became well-known for her mystery
novel career, [died
am so glad Leon Neyfakh reports things like these]8 because I love stoopid
publishing tricks like scheduling important meetings during Super Bowl Sunday.
Way to rally the troops, especially if there’s a no Blackberrying rule in
And finally, you’ll never hear Van Halen the same way again.