May 4, 2010
Author Jodi Picoult talks to the Telegraph.
"What kills me about the whole commercial/literary debate is that what we consider to be the classics were the commercial literature of their day. Shakespeare, Dickens or Austin – they were all widely read. It's a good point, right?"
The May issue of Bookslut is online, and includes interviews with Maria Finn and Sonya Chung.
Songs arrives more than six years in the making, and it's the sort of record that-- both for its enchanting arrangements and its presiding theme of using love to fend off evil, sadness, or, at the very least, darkness and cold-- should finally help Dee earn notice equal to that of her contemporaries.
Paste lists its 25 most anticipated summer albums.
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