Day: June 28, 2005

Shelby Foote

Singlemalt alerted us to this sad piece of news about author Shelby Foote:

“So I read that he just died. Although I own his three volume set on the Civil War (ranked by the Modern Library as the 15th greatest non-fiction, English language book), I haven’t got around to reading … Read the rest

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The Author Has Left The Grid

Has anybody heard about this John Twelve Hawks guy? According to his official biography, he lives off the grid and only speaks to his publisher via untraceable cell phone.

I don’t usually follow the fantasy/sci-fi genre, but I have to admit I find this biographical concept (or conceit) intriguing. A … Read the rest

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