Freezing Rain Remainders

  • The Telegraph rounds up novels forthcoming in 2005, including offerings from John Banville, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, Ali Smith, Ian McEwan, and Anita Brookner. (Telegraph link via The Elegant Variation.)
  • The Susan Sontag hatahs come out to play. (First link via Cupcake.)
  • What do we at love more than n+1? Dana riffing on her love for the very same. See also Beatrice on Keith and Masha Gessen.
  • Moorish Girl hands the U.K. Times “the award for worst headline” about the Whitbread results:

    Whitbread judges favour women writers. Didn’t we just go through this with the National Book Awards? And frankly, if 3 out of 5 are women, that could hardly be called favouring! God!


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