The Banffshire Journal meets Shona Maclean, newly minted historical crime writer.

Oline Cogdill on perceived gender disparities in mystery awards.

Leon Neyfakh chats with new Faber US head Mitzi Angel, who seems pleased to be getting the hell out of the UK publishing industry landscape.

James Patterson in Entertainment Weekly.

Max Allan Collins on his alter ego Patrick Culhane.

The Murdoch Mysteries, based on the novels by Maureen Jennings, is up for several Gemini Awards.

As others have said, Molly Friedrich’s interview in Poets & Writers is a must-read.

Oscar Villalon takes a buyout and Regan McMahon will replace him as books editor of the SF Chronicle.

Japan’s publishing industry is running into problems, too.

Just because Salman Rushdie might be right, does that make him any less of a douchebag?

Did the Superman story emerge because of a robbery gone terribly wrong?

I feel sorry for those who flew yesterday.

And yes, I am sick and tired of this phrase as well.