The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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“I feel that for writers, an obsession with what is elegant or what is a cliché or not a cliché can become very inhibiting.” Booker Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro stands up for cliches. (via Bookninja)

“Laughs were out, torture porn was in.” Colin Bateman wonders what happened to humor in crime fiction.

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