Posts Tagged: Sunday Book Blog Roundup

The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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The books blogs always like to talk about the future, but this week was like some sort of official book blog crystal ball week, what with this new decade they tell me we’re in now and everything. We’ve already linked to Richard Nash’s take on the next ten years, but the NBCC’s Critical Mass has lots […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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After reviewing the book blogs this week, I’ve decided that if I see the words “Dan Brown” ever again I’m going to punch myself in the eyes with a Da Vinci Code decoder ring. To save you some time, here’s what they have to say about him: He makes a lot of money. And he’s not […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Your humble Rumpus Sunday Editor is smitten. Over the last couple weeks, the book blogs have been in form, publishing intelligent, hilarious, insightful, and riveting posts. In a word, they’ve been brilliant. Some, but most certainly not all, of my evidence is below. Maud Newton takes on the way we see E-books. The Hate Mail […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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This week, the book blogs are full of answers. Listen to them. Vonnegut knew why we are all such drama queens (there are charts involved). A thought-provoking take on writing a satisfying ending. The Book Bench points out that CNN somehow knows what future libraries smell like. Papercuts fills a hole in George Plimpton’s “Game […]

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Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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I’m hoping to God that it’s just temporary, but for whatever reason, the book blogs are suddenly all worried about ethics, whether it’s what to do about reading writers with objectionable opinions or whether writers should base characters on people they know. Some of their thoughts below: Over at TOR, a discussion on what to […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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This week, the book blogs are scaring the ever-loving Jesus out of me. Sure, there have been a few fun, interesting updates and interviews, but most of what they’ve been saying makes me want to build a series of tunnels in and around my house so that I can start planning the first push of […]

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