The LBC closes down it's week-long discussion and thoughts on The Farther Shore. Matt Cheney links his travel in Africa and TFS here; Anne Fernald shares her thoughts on TFS and war literature here; Author Matthew Eck shows up to guestblog for Carrie, listing his top 5 book recommendations—and naming 2 of our favorite titles as well ( #3 + #4)— here. If you're still hungry for more on The Farther Shore, you will find a handy compilation of reviews here.
- Recent guestblogger Carole Burns and National Book Award winner Andrea Barrett sit down for a nice chat over at Off the Page (today at 1 p.m.). Join in the discussion, either by asking questions now or during the interview here. This interview is the last in a series to kick off the publication of the book, Off the Page: Writers Talk About Beginnings, Endings and Everything in Between. Don't miss the launch party tomorrow night.
- Insider peek: An actual gift selection from our ever-growing shopping list.
- At last, there's someone who feels the same way as we do about On Chesil Beach. Hats of to Tod for his A Book I Disliked But Everyone Else Liked, Of The Year list.
- Way off in the Hinterlands, Caroline tells us how to save a few trees: reduce our margins .