I’ve been nominated for an eFestival of Words Award

I’ve been nominated for an eFestival of Words Award I wasn’t expecting this! eFestival of Words Best Cover Nominees The goal of the eFestival of Words Awards is to highlight those independent authors and publishers that have worked to raise the bar in terms of the literary quality and production value and of digital books.…

Carlos Fuentes, Mexican Novelist, Dies at 83 – NYTimes.com

Carlos Fuentes, Mexican Novelist, Dies at 83 – NYTimes.com …Mr. Fuentes was one of the most admired writers in the Spanish-speaking world, a catalyst, along with Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa and Julio Cortázar, of the explosion of Latin American literature in the 1960s and ’70s, known as El Boom. He wrote plays, short…

THE DAILY STAR :: Culture :: Books :: British Library explores a thousand years of U.K. landscape

THE DAILY STAR :: Culture :: Books :: British Library explores a thousand years of U.K. landscape Curator Jamie Andrews, head of English and Drama at the British Library, selected thematic snapshots of different types of places for the exhibition, which he describes as “choose your own adventure” in style. The hope is that visitors…

Ten questions on Jane Austen | Books | The Guardian

Ten questions on Jane Austen | Books | The Guardian John Mullan guardian.co.uk, Friday 18 May 2012 17.45 EDT Jane Austen’s admirer Virginia Woolf said that “of all great writers she is the most difficult to catch in the act of greatness”. It is a brilliant insight. The apparent modesty of Austen’s dramas is only apparent;…