Posts Tagged: Sweetness #9

Examining the Ordinary

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Stephan Eirik Clark, author of a new novel about artificial sweeteners, Sweetness #9, discusses his fascination with Don DeLillo’s White Noise over at The Atlantic: White Noise, though—it was something more. It was getting at what I’d always wanted to get. It was full of American yearning, a kind of Pilgrim’s Progress for the 20th […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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Let’s dedicate this week to the publications, editors, and benevolent marketing gurus who unleashed a whole bunch of quality FREE short fiction to us. Under the shadow of the FCC’s impending decision as to whether or not net neutrality will continue, these all-you-can-read buffets taste even sweeter. Read on for one potential menu of all […]

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Edan Lepucki Gives ‘Colbert Bump’ to Sweetness #9

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Edan Lepucki‘s debut novel California has been the poster child for the conflict between Amazon and Hachette ever since Sherman Alexie plugged the book on The Colbert Report. Since receiving the Colbert bump, California has hit the #3 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. When Colbert invited Lepucki onto Monday’s show, she took the opportunity […]

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