Remainders

  • Kurt Vonnegut’s latest book has sold more than 136,000 copies since its publication last September, making Seven Stories Press very happy and astounding the naysayers (with their “modest expectations”). This year “Vonnegut is quite literally the Small Press Month ‘poster boy.'”
  • A controversial Welsh novel — judges for an award called it “close to genius” last summerbut “refused to award it the prize” — finally made it into print.
  • Annie Proulx, disappointed that Brokeback Mountain didn’t win Best Picture, blames the “conservative heffalump academy voters.”

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