Hi Everyone! I hope you’re staying safe and doing well. Here we’re enjoying some slightly cooler weather while waiting for the other shoe to drop with school reopenings. Luckily for me, I’m not teaching this semester in any case, but so far in-person classes are going poorly around the country. So hunker down as best […]Read more "Audiobooks and Arthurian Retellings"
Hey Everyone! I hope you’re doing well. Here in this part of the world, the summer is starting to ease towards fall. You can tell because of all the tropical storms. Fortunately, I had French drains installed in my basement last month, so it’s no longer filling up with water. Well, not from rainstorms. Now […]Read more "Share Your Favorite Books! Plus My Own Recommendations"
Hi Everyone! Another really quick post this week to let you know that The Shadowy Man is being featured in Kobo’s Free Fantasy selection this weekend. You can check out it and loads of other free books in a variety of genres here. And if that’s not enough, Free eBooks Today’s First in Series Digital Fiction giveaway […]Read more "Check Out Kobo’s Free Fantasy Selection"
Hi All! Just wanted to send out a quick notification about Kobo’s 40% Boxset Sale, running this week in CA, US, UK, AU, and NZ. All three of the omnibus editions of the Zemnian Series books are in it, plus a bunch of other great boxsets! The main link is here and the link to […]Read more "Check out Kobo’s 40% Boxset Sale and Free eBooks Today’s First in Series Digital Fiction Sale"
Hi All! I hope you are doing well. The air continues to be hot, humid, and mimosa-scented here in my neck of the woods. Well, I like the smell of mimosas, so that’s nice. It’s that time of the year when I have to go drag my cats inside every night because they’d really rather […]Read more "Get a Sneak Peek of the Audiobook of “The City of Shadows”"
Hi Everyone! I hope you are enjoying your 4th of July if you’re in the US, and staying cool if you’re anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. If you’re Down Under, I hope the winter is being reasonably mild and pleasant. Speaking of cooler climes, Facebook is reminding me that ten years ago I traveled by […]Read more "Running down Memory Lane to Russia, Plus Hot Reads and Cool Freebies"
Hi All! Now that it’s officially summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, I hope you’re enjoying the heat. Or something. I admit to having mixed feelings about it. I’m from a warm climate, and I used to have a high heat tolerance. One of the irritating aspects of my current health situation is an intolerance […]Read more "Grab a Complimentary Copy of “The Shadowy Man,” Plus Summer Reading Recommendations"
Hi All! I hope you are doing well. I know that it’s a very difficult, scary time for a lot of people right now. You may be feeling frustrated, helpless, angry, frightened, or all of the above. You may also be feeling hopeful that things are going to get better, and there are many signs […]Read more "Read with Pride Event and Other Reading Recommendations"
Hi Everyone! I hope you’re holding up well under lockdown. My wild and wonderful semester is more or less over, and now I am trying to focus on my research. But of course I’m getting plenty of non-research reading done! So I thought I’d share some books I’ve enjoyed recently. I’m currently partway through Hook: […]Read more "Harvard and Captain Hook: Some Fun Lockdown Reading Recommendations"
Originally posted on Boris Dralyuk:
A few months ago, together with my colleagues Alex Fleming and Nicolas Pasternak Slater, I began work on a new volume of stories and essays by Maxim Osipov, whose debut collection in English, Rock, Paper, Scissor, appeared from NYRB Classic in April of 2019. On his autumn book tour, Maxim…