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Monday’s Margins: A review of another Brian Evenson story.

Ed. note: Blake Butler has been reviewing stories from Brian Evenson's forthcoming story collection Fugue State (Coffee House Press, July) at his website. He agreed to let us share two of them with you here. This review is for the story "Dread." ‘Dread’ - the fifth story in the collection - is immediately different than

Monday’s Margins: A review of a Brian Evenson story.

Ed. note: Blake Butler has been reviewing stories from Brian Evenson's forthcoming story collection Fugue State (Coffee House Press, July) at his website. He agreed to let us share two of them with you here. This review is for the story "Invisible Box."  Another story will be reviewed next Monday. At four pages, this is

Obama: literate

President, Mrs. Obama To Be Honorary Chairs of National Book Festival Ninth Annual Event on Sept. 26 Will Draw Book-Lovers to the National Mall (Vocus/PRWEB ) May 26, 2009 -- President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will serve as Honorary Chairs of the 2009 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library

Monday’s Margins: Really brief Memorial Day edition.

... There's an iPhone app on the way for Bookmooch. ... The Fictionaut blog has started a "Rediscovered Reading" series. First up: Father Must by Rick Rofihe. ... Real or hoax, I love it (and would love to see it copied everywhere): high school student opens his own lending library, of banned books, in his

Monday’s Margins: An audio/visual book club, Evenson online, "Gilead" and the left, reference books, swine flu, and eARCs.

The Onion's AV Club has started an online book discussion group. Katherine Dunn's Geek Love is the first book up for chatting. A new online lit magazine, Wag's Revue, has a Brian Evenson story for your enjoyment. Evenson (The Open Curtain) has two new books right now: the detective/noir/gothic/psychotic Last Days and the short story

Monday’s Margins: Amazon Hates on the Gays; Towards a National Short Story Month; New Stories from Stephen Dixon, Chris Adrian, and Lydia Davis

People at Amazon.com must be wishing for a lot of things this morning, not least of which would be an established presence on Twitter, which was swamped over the weekend with discussion of Amazon de-listing the sales figures for books that in some way involve gay and lesbian issues. The online retail giant's search engine

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