The Wigleaf Top 50. Very short fictions from 2010. Selected by Brian Evenson.
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Needless to say, it rocks with all due hardness.
If you pick up a copy of the book, at Powell’s or another indie bookseller near you (or at Barnes & Noble, apparently) you can read pieces by Gigi, Matthew Simmons, and many other fine and talented bookish people from the great PNW. And also by me.
Major kudos to Greg Mortimer of Ecco, too, for his awesome cover design.
Salvador Dali teaches elocution to Edward Mulhare.
“I can’t get up that high.”
Google will start selling digital books in June or July of this year, using a non-proprietary file type that will work with multiple devices. In other words, DIE KINDLE DIE.
I can’t say I’m going to mourn the Kindle model, because IMHO it sucks. However, I’m also not sure I’m delighted about Google starting to sell digital books. At least one part of my distaste at the Amazon model–the monolithic entity through which all revenue flows–is going to be reproduced in the Google model, too. Unless they decide to route all that money to Google.org, I guess.
Meanwhile, indie booksellers and libraries are scraping by, or not scraping by…
There’s an awesome project up on Kickstarter right now: Bicycle Portraits / Everyday South Africans and their bicycles.
Go, check it out. Consider sending them a few bucks (and maybe getting the book when it’s published.)
The video is killer.