Sometimes the book shopping life can be a little
overwhelming and this week is one of them. First of all, it’s Abraham Lincoln
month and I have nothing prepared, so either enjoy my little
As I write this, I’m debating whether to see Robert Pinsky at Emory later on today or T.C. Boyle at Margaret Mitchell on Tuesday, or Thomas Mullen on Wednesday, February 3rd at the Decatur Public Library (I’m currently reading the Mullen book in preparation). It’s great to have so many choices, but frustrating that you can’t do it all and work a forty-hour week.
Ms. Seaman is a personal favorite of mine. I have her book Writers on the Air: Conversations about Books (2005) from Paul Dry Books which has interviews with various writers including T.C. Boyle and Margaret Atwood (who is here on February 23rd at the Savannah College of Art and Design.) When I was working on my book for Paul Dry Books, Paul sent me Writers as a template of what a well-organized book looks like.