Footnotes, January 2020: Book links from around the web
At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye over the festive season. Browse and enjoy!
- Hey, at last, here’s a South African review of Edward Snowdon‘s Permanent Record. Nice.
- You also gotta read this review by Mark Gevisser on Marguerite Poland‘s new novel, A Sin of Ommission.
- Did you see The Johannesburg Review of Books‘ top 10 articles of 2019?
- There’s an ongoing bunfight among romance writers in the U S of A. It’s summarised well here; and the latest is here.
- Welp, they went and opened TS Eliot‘s letters to Emily Hale. And, turns out TS Eliot had something to say about that. Dueling archives!
- Here’s a 2020 literary calendar that’s exhaustingly exhaustive.
- Hey look, it’s a new short story by Ivan Vladislavic.
Finally, someone has used the term ‘Uncanny valley’ as the title of their memoir about working for San Francisco startups.
Tags 2019 2020 A Sin of Omission Edward Snowden Emily Hale Footnotes Johannesburg Review of Books Literary Calendar Marguerite Mark Gevisser Romance Writers of America Top 10 Articles TS Eliot Uncanny Valley