Here’s a link to the University of Alabama Press’ calendar. It’s slam full of author appearances and signings.
Cold Mountain author Charles Frazier is interviewed by Newsweek about his new novel Thirteen Moons.
I have to say that I haven’t read the new book yet, but it seems to be sporting one of the most unimaginative covers this year. Ho hum.
The site for Marisha Pessl’s Special Topics in Calamity Physics (Viking) is one of the neatest book promo sites out there. In fact, it seems to be a part of the “book companion” site trend. I haven’t read the book, but the site seems to “flesh out” a good bit.
I don’t read Young Adult lit, which is one of the most lucrative genres for publishers and authors… and now Proctor & Gamble.
Here’s a guy looking for answers by compiling all kinds of metircal data of books. Kind of weird, maybe or not? Either way, the resulting statistics will be fun to check out. You can participate too. We may just have to do that.
This was found via Books, Inq.
Some thriller/mystery writers formed an alliance, calling themselves “Killer Year: The Class of 2007″.
Apparently, this handful of debut authors will promote the books together. Sort of a “must read list” for mystery buffs next year. The site isn’t at 100% yet, but their blog has been up and running for a few months. (via Crime Fiction Dossier)
It’s a long weekend! What better way to enjoy it than kicking back and discussing some good books? You can scan through Book TV’s weekend schedule here.