Greetings, world. Blogging will be light today. Your humble Sunday editor is in Monterey celebrating the life of a friend who recently passed. But to keep you with stuff to look at until tomorrow, here’s a brief roundup of some of links from the book blogs from this past week.
Dan Brown may be invading the cover of your book, whether he has anything to do with what you’re reading or not.
Aleksandar Hemon listened to “Murder Ballads” while writing The Lazarus Project. This just moved to the top of my reading list.
The Daily Beast has an interview with Jeffrey Eugenides. “(W)hile Eugenides maintained himself by working as an executive secretary at the Academy of American Poets in New York, he wrote for two hours a night, four hours on the weekend and at every chance he could get during the workday. He was eventually fired for writing on the job.”