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…
Hi Everyone! I hope you are staying safe and surviving lockdown. Just when it looks like we might be getting a handle on COVID-19, it turns out we aren’t. So I guess we will be locked down in our post-apocalyptic hiding pods for the foreseeable future. Speaking of such things, I just made my last […]Read more "Cover Reveal and Free Review Copies of “The Dreaming Land” Omnibus"
Hi all! I hope you are all doing well and staying safe. Here things continue to be reasonably calm, although lockdown has been extended to the end of May. Better than the alternative, for sure. For me, of course, the difference between life under lockdown and life not under lockdown is not that big, but […]Read more "Cover Reveal and Free Review Copies of “The Breathing Sea”"
Hi everyone! I hope you are all safe and healthy. It’s been quite a month, hasn’t it? Luckily for me, I’ve been able to go into almost total lockdown pretty easily. Others have not been so fortunate. The stories coming out of New York have been very grim indeed. International House, the dorm I lived […]Read more "Cover Reveal and Free Review Copies of “The Midnight Land” Omnibus Edition"
Hi All, I hope that you are home and safe and staying that way. March is certainly determined to go out like a lion, isn’t it? I wanted to thank everyone who helped out in my efforts to raise money for the Italian Red Cross, either by buying my books or by donating directly. As […]Read more "Thanks So Much For Supporting the Italian Red Cross"
Hi All! What a week–what a month–it has been! We truly live in interesting times. Unfortunately, it’s more interesting-in-a-bad-way rather than interesting-in-a-good way at the moment. I sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well, and that you are doing everything in your power to keep it that way. We may […]Read more "Donating My Royalties to the Italian Red Cross"