- 10 Overlooked Odd Speculative Fiction Classics.
- An interview with Alice Munro.
- Ron Silliman on Philip K. Dick and Shakespeare.
- Charlie Stross [and a gazillion commenters] on Genre Neuroses 101.
- Matt Peckham has returned to blogging, which means the blogosphere is now a more intelligent and thoughtful place.
- Big Blog of Cheese.
- Geoff Ryman likes Lydia Millet's Oh Pure and Radiant Heart.
- At Giornale Nuovo, a vacation inspires thoughts on, among other things, Robert Aickman.
- The Value of Quietude and the Need for Roots.
- Did Samuel Johnson take a break while working on his Dictionary?
- John Joseph Adams talks with Paolo Bacigalupi and offers some outtakes.
- An interview with Chris Abani: "So I went back in the books to play with an ambiguous sexuality and to question the ways in which masculinity and its violence might be informed by this desperate fear of our sexuality and what happens if you start to tamper with that." (via Mark Sarvas)
- The Kenyon Review blog. (via This Space)
- Copyright and "the canon": now and then.
15 August 2006
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