Critical Linking: September 28, 2012

 

Eugenides goes on to say that there are “extremely worthy novelists” who aren’t getting any attention.

I can think of some folks who are getting plenty of attention.

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But literature is not a museum; new writers emerge and the tradition evolves.

I like this dude.

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Hachette confirmed that the problem was on its end, not Amazon’s, and that the problem was across all ebook retailers.

I mean, it’s alright to screw up the ebook version of your new release. It’s not like it’s the biggest fiction release of the fall or anything. OH WAIT.

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Baseball offers the patriotic symbiosis of a pastoral playground within an urban setting, where generations can come together and watch the purest corporate distillation of a game played, packaged, and televised from Little League up to the major leagues.

Baseball is the most literary sport: slow, full of arcana, and engendering hard-core fans.

 

 

 

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