- Bridget McGovern recounts her encounters with Neil Gaiman and Chip Kidd (and Ellison anecdotes thrown in).
- This time Brian Slattery does the Arab world in American Dreams in Arabic.
- George Orwell on Bookshop Memories. (from SF Signal)
- JA Konrath expresses his opinions on online reviews (i.e. don't be snarky!).
- Pat of Fantasy Hot List fame does a quick retrospective on the Robotech novels.
- AfterElton's 50 Best Gay Books. Includes fantasy authors like Michael Chabon, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Steve Berman, and Ellen Kushner.
Couch: A Novel by Benjamin Parzybok