Want to learn about political fiction? Morris Dickstein's "Fiction and Political Fact," from the new Bookforum, provides quite a primer. Read it here.
Remember our mini-review of Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon's Novel Destinations? Bookreporter.com has now covered it, too, and is featuring a pretty intriguing contest tie-in.
Has it been a year already? The annual creation known as the New York Review of Magazines is now online. Among the items that caught this practicing writer's attention: "This Article is 1,689 Words Long," "How to Tame the Wild Web," "What Are They Reading?" and the set of magazine reviews. (via Granta.com)