Posts Tagged: vendela vida
The Guardian profiles author and editor, Vendela Vida—tracing her story-telling history back to the lies of her childhood, the first time writers intersected with her Bay Area existence, to the release of her most recent novel, The Lovers (which is just coming out in the UK now)....more
“With every book you write you limit yourself a little bit because you can’t do the same thing again. I’ve written two novels about people in their 20s—with this one I wanted to write about a woman looking back on her life.”...more
It’s summertime. BookExpo is in the past. Writers have taken a little break from accosting critics. The book blogs finally have some free time.
And like most people, they are spending that time poking around the Internet and finding lots of things that are a little bit brilliant, from a homeless book club to a web site that asks gifted authors to write on slightly ridiculous objects to something called “possibilianism.” That, plus a “failed interview with Marilyn French,” giving up on vampires, and Middlesex on TV, all below the fold....more