Move over Twilight. The underworld’s Philip Marlowe is on the case. This piece looks at bestselling author/LARPer Jim Butcher’s Turn Coat, the newest in the supernatural detective series the Dresden Files.
I drove myself to the bookstore immediately to rectify this horror, and ended up selecting The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, because I love modernist literature and wanted to get myself back on track with something I knew I’d love.
I talk to Jayne Anne Phillips, the acclaimed writer of a new novel, Lark and Termite about her writing habits, early publications, and what inspired the book.
Check out my keen new audio interview with Kelly McMasters, author of Welcome ot Shirley, in Fringe’s new Environmental Issue.
I knew Fringe had to run a tribute to Updike when I broke the news to the editors and received this email in response: “Damn! No more girl-at-the-supermarket-has-nice-legs i’m-a-bastard-but-i-said-so-so-i’m-immune-from-criticism stories! Wait . . . . that’s probably not true at