This Week in Book News

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Once a week we will be posting a round up of links we thought were of interest during the week. I hope you enjoy them.

http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/literary-citizenship-depletes-crystal-count-and-other-controversial-claims/

A super interesting article by Lee Klein in 3:AM Magazine. Klein reviews Crystal Eaters (kinda) by Shane Jones, but his thoughts on Literary Citizenship are really well argued.

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/16/marvel-will-introduce-a-female-thor-this-fall/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Maybe not super esoteric book news, but Thor is a lady.

http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/07/21/recalcitrant-language-an-interview-with-ottilie-mulzet/

An interview of Ottilie Mulzet (Krasznahorkai’s translator) by Valerie Stivers (Paris Review). Gotsta love them translators!

http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/the-ploughshares-round-down-how-to-tell-people-what-your-book-is-about/

A look at the business side of acquiring literature. I’d be interested in all your thoughts on this.

http://www.mhpbooks.com/first-j-d-salinger-e-book-is-out-from-an-indie-publisher/

Three early stories, never before published, out in ebook form from the Devault-Graves Agency. Will we be buying this?

http://briancastner.com/2014/07/23/how-i-resolved-to-stop-buying-from-amazon-and-what-i-discovered-after/

Author Brian Castner explains his decision to stop buying from Amazon.

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/man-booker-prize-2014-donna-tartt-left-off-new-international-longlist-9623201.html

The Man Booker Prize longlist was announced. Always a solid list.

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