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Friday, February 6, 2009

News Around the 'Net

Stephen King disses Stephenie Meyer.

Romantic Novel of the Year shortlist announced. Check out excerpts from the six novels here.

Science Fiction: the next generation of writers. Who will they be?

The Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmatic of poetry.

A few non-English words notwithstanding, alphaDictionary.com has compiled a list of "The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English." Prepare to fall in love...let us know which is your favorite!

Here's a chimera to top all chimeras. We won't even tell you what it is. You have to see it to believe it.

Leanne Shapton has literally turned her novel into a catalog of items to be auctioned off...or is that the other way around?

Winners of Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards announced.

John Updike's last publications.

It looks like Sarah Palin has found a friend in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, who has allowed a book to be banned.

1 comment:

Nikki said...

I absolutely adore #85 Petrichor: the smell of earth after a rain.
Though this may be slightly influenced by recent Phoenix rain in a leave-the-windows-open-all-night kind of way.

Oh #15 Cynosure? Ew.