Remains of the day

This post was written by Friday guest blogger Annie Reid.

  • This is incredibly disturbing. I’d rather outrun zombies than see this film. I can’t imagine a worse movie adapation. Oh, wait. Yes I can. (Via Bookslut).
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  • Janet Maslin looks at chick-lit and beyond, finding Caitlin Flanagan’s newest “arrogantly highhanded” so we don’t have to.
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  • All about Ali Smith.
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  • Best for last: The redoubtable Morning News, “inspired by recent events,” is having a plagiarism contest to see if there is a “writer” out there who can create a coherent and original piece of fiction completely made from the works of others*! But be careful, kids: “All lifted material must be cited (author, work, page number). This is the only part where you have to be honest; unlike professional publishers, we’re actually going to check.”
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    *Totally plagiarized from the Morning News contest copy.


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