Your Thursday evening reads.
“Betty Ballantine, paperback publishing pioneer, dies at 99” (Associated Press)
The following article by Sarah Nicolas will make you depressed: “These Are The Book and Reading Statistics That Show Who Readers Are” (Book Riot).
Paul Heatley reviews S.A. Cosby’s “My Darkest Prayer” (Insight, 2019) saying Cosby’s “similes are as masterful as they are entertaining, and they’ll be sure to keep you chuckling, when you’re not wincing. ” (MysteryTribune)
“‘I Am Not a Nostalgic Person’: An Interview With Brian Alan Ellis” by Zac Smith (Vol. 1 Brooklyn)
“Notes on My Literary Minimalism” by Carol Guess (Literary Hub)
Short Story: “It’s Not the Pale Moon by Jim Shaffer (Flash Fiction Offensive)