links for 2008-12-17

  • "Press and Journal (UK):

    We have been asked to point out that Stuart Kennedy, of Flat E, 38 Don Street, Aberdeen, who appeared at Peterhead Sheriff Court on Monday, had 316 pink, frilly garters confiscated not 316 pink, frilly knickers."

  • In which they take on their "formidably orange opponent":

    "In fact, in order to demonstrate the just and proper formatting of poetry extracts, as well as to express our outrage at Chicago’s subversion thereof, we have composed the following topical quatrain in the style of Pope:

    Thy crimes against the Editor’s art, Chicago,
    Rival the Mischief of thy Governor “Blago”;
    In a just world, thou wouldst confess like Men
    And trade the Editorial—for the Federal Pen.

    And with that, Chicago, we say good DAY."

  • "FSG has recently announced a spate of titles for fall 2009. Among the bunch is Richard Power’s new novel, Generosity: An Enhancement, which is set for release in October. As soon as I determine any additional information, I will certainly report it here."
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