“Find Me When I’m Lost” by Cheryl A. Head (Bywater Books; 2020) (Bywater Books)
Nate Hoffelder plays the world’s tiniest violin for publishers saddened by a 25% increase in eBook revenues (The Digital Reader)
Jay Wilburn on what to do on how to perform a reading (LitReactor)
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones writes about Leon Turro, one of America’s greatest detectives. Jeffrey-Jones is the author of the upcoming “The Nazi Spy Ring in America: Hitler’s Agents, the FBI, and the Case That Stirred the Nation” (Georgetown University Press; 2020) (Strand Magazine)
“Five Novels On Motherhood and Maternal Fear” by Kate Riorden, author of “The Heatwave” (Grand Central Publishing; 2020) (Strand Magazine)
The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup including “Blacktop Wasteland” by SA Cosby, “The Boy’s Club” by Erica Katz, “True Story” by Kate Reed Petty, “The Silence” by Susan Allott, and “Ash Mountain” by Helen Fitzgerald (The Guardian)
He [Otto Penzler] has been in publishing for decades, which means his inability to see the need for diversity and his denial of the obvious biases that have shaped the publishing world for decades are things that stem from one of two things: pure stupidity or racism. I have time for neither.
The Exquisite Corpse wrapped up its second volume. The editors are looking for participants for the third.
Close to the Bone has released its first online magazine and it’s a good one featuring Holly Rae Garcia, Oliver Brennan, Paul Heatley, and the beginning of a serialized novel by Paul D. Brazill called “The Seatown Blues”. If you’ve never read Brazill before, here’s your chance to read wonderful lines like “Bryn immediately recognised Detective Inspector Slipper, a copper so bent you could use him as a pipe cleaner.”
Jesus H. Christ on a pogo stick, a celebrity book curator critiques celebrity bookshelves (Town & Country)