Ron Hogan, a stalwart of the US book blogging scene, has launched a video recommendations site called The Handsell, which will match different authors and publishers with readers every month. Via Melville House.
Once more, my daughter treads the Comedy Festival boards, this time with her snappy little Fringe show, Olympik Phever.
By a stroke of luck, it's at the Forum, which warranted
some family shots of the massive poster outside.
If you want to know what she is doing in this picture, you'd better catch the show before it finishes this week.
Melbourne writer, editor and reviewer Jo Case was interviewed on Life Matters at the ABC last week, so listen here to her talk about her memoir on parenting her child with Asperger's. Boomer and Me is life-writing I have been very eager to read, particularly as some of it took shape on a blog I used to read a lot, not so long ago. Here's the first chapter, courtesy of the publishers. Congratulations Jo!
As well as being a well-known published writer, Jane Gleeson-White is such a fine blogger! one of the few soloists out there now writing longer posts for us, and I am saving up these beautiful posts on a lecture recently given by Margaret Wertheim for later. I think you would love them too.