Another small piece is online now at Hilobrow.com, about La Maison de Rendez-vous, the 1966 novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet. This was the first novel in some years from Robbe-Grillet, who’d taken a break from his first three nouveau roman novels to write the screenplay for Alain Resnais’ L’Année dernière à Marienbad, and then to write […]
Another small piece is online now at Hilobrow.com, about the English actor Philip Stone. While Stone isn’t the only performer to appear in three of Stanley Kubrick’s films (an honor he shares with Joe Turkel), there’s something about Stone’s subtle range that meshes perfectly with the mind behind those films. All three films – The […]
Through the summer I’m going to have some small pieces at the excellent Hilobrow.com, mainly on a few favorite books and writers. The first, about Roger Zelazny’s Lord of Light, is online now. Zelazny was someone I discovered as a teenager, having picked up a copy of Nine Princes in Amber at a thrift store […]
Viking/Penguin UK is releasing The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters in digital form, but in serial format, so readers can download the book one chapter at a time. The first two chapters – Temple and Cardinal – are offered as free downloads for a limited time. The individual chapter designs have been carried over […]
Recently I was asked by Deborah Kalb to answer some questions about The Different Girl and science fiction for her authors blog. Read the whole interview here.
The first chapter of The Different Girl is now available at Tor.com. For anyone curious to read a bit of the book before taking the plunge, this is a great way to do so. The first chapter really does set the stage for the whole story, introducing the four girls, their guardians, and life on […]
I’ll be taking part in the Fantastic Fiction reading series on Wednesday the 20th of February, at 7pm at the KGB bar in the East Village, 85 East 4th street (just off 2nd Avenue, upstairs) in NYC. I’ll be reading from The Different Girl for the first time, which should be a lot of fun. […]