links for 2011-01-31

  • 'Writes the Post's fiction editor Ron Charles, "It's a wistful novel about how little we know of one another, but how eager we are to tape together a collage of rumors, assumptions and fantasies to answer questions we're too young, too cowardly or too polite to ask." The novelist Jennifer Gilmore in the Times: "One of the most impressive aspects of The Fates Will Find Their Way is how it summons up the elements of a suburban youth, with each image reinforcing the idea that danger has a different meaning for the young."'
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