Posts Tagged: hardy boys

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Tarfia Faizullah

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Tarfia Faizullah discusses her new collection, Registers of Illuminated Villages, mystery stories, the nature of evil, and mourning pages.

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Internet Content Mills Have Nothing on the Hardy Boys

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Even after eighty years of publication, Simon & Schuster is still putting out several Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew titles each year, thanks to ghostwriters and an assembly-line-like process: Book packagers are a kind of outsourced labor, not unlike factories in China or tech-support centers in Mumbai. They develop new story ideas, recruit and manage freelance […]

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