Quill and Quire

by Dan Rowe

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Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish author of My Name is Red and Snow, has been charged with insulting his country's national character. As the BBC reports, he was quoted in a Swiss newspaper as saying that ... Read More »

September 2, 2005 | Filed under: Industry news

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On Tess Gerritsen's blog, the author details several depressing visits to bookstores in Honolulu. In a blog entry entitled "Lessons in humility from the road," she determines that the happiest time in an author's life ... Read More »

September 1, 2005 | Filed under: Industry news

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On the eve of the release of his latest novel, The Diviners, Rick Moody is looking forward to some growing recognition for his band, The Wingdale Community Singers. The article alternates between a defence of ... Read More »

August 31, 2005 | Filed under: Industry news

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First-time novelist Tim Clare takes a swipe at other first-time novelists in a Guardian essay, calling for quality control in Britain's publishing landscape. According to Clare, too many lousy first-timers get through the editorial barricades ... Read More »

August 29, 2005 | Filed under: Industry news