Fintan O’Toole’s Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain sounds like a good read. And this bit about the British elite, from the New York Review of Books review, is
The New Statesman has a piece on “The slow death of the literary novel,” and how lower advances and royalties are making it harder for authors to make a living. a
REST will be out in just over two weeks, and to celebrate, I’m starting a Goodreads giveaway. I’ll be giving away ten autographed hardcover copies of the book. Goodreads will
This weekend I finished reviewing the index and page proofs of my next book, REST. It now goes off to the printer, and the next time I see it will
Following my piece on agents and why you want one, a brief note on shopping a proposal. Rejection is inevitable. You know those stories about how Catcher in the Rye
I had a long call today with a friend who’s just finished a book and wanted some advice about literary agents. I’ve gotten this question a couple times, mainly from
Just got these in the mail…. via flickr Very exciting, in the way that only a vanishingly small number of grinding, attention-demanding tasks can be.
Here’s the cover for the contemplative computing book: via flickr Little, Brown spent a lot of time on it, and I think they’ve managed to communicate a lot in a
I sent off the revised draft of my book last Friday, and celebrated this weekend by watching the end of the Tour de France. the book is back, via flickr It
Probably the only time in history I'll be mentioned with Lady Gaga and Glee: Publishers' Weekly's article on what books American publishers are selling at next week's Frankfurt Book Fair.