Quick Hits

Quick Hits for Oct. 26: New German Lit and the German Book

Quick Hits for Oct.26 Clichen, Mein Herrs! Who is New in German Letters: Thanks to the folks over at Publishing Perspectives for this heads up on enlightening article in Die Zeit.  It talks about the writers who are making impact in Germany’s current literary landscape.  Can’t wait till more of these works are translated. And…

Quick Hits for Oct. 14: To Franzen or not to Franzen and Canada is Franzen-less

Quick Hits for Oct. 14 Just in the click of time… Shop Indie Bookstores No Freedom? No Franzen?!:  The backlash was almost immediate.  Once the National Book Award finalists were announced and the list didn’t include Franzen for the most amazing novel in American history(sic), the internet Audubon went haywire over the exclusion.  Personally, I…