October 31, 2009
The St. Petersburg Times interviews author Anne Rice about her current reading.
The Guardian lists 10 of the best rats in literature.
The 14 stories in “Look at the Birdie,” none of them afraid to entertain, dabble in whodunnitry, science fiction and commanding fables of good versus evil. Why these stories went unpublished is hard to answer. They’re polished, they’re relentlessly fun to read, and every last one of them comes to a neat and satisfying end. For transmittal of moral instruction, they are incredibly efficient delivery devices.
IGN lists the best metal ballads.
The Toronto Star interviews cartoonist Seth about his writing habits.
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Peter Straub discusses literary horror at Salon.
At The Week, author Harold Evans names his 5 favorite biographies and memoirs.
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