Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Sunday Links, January 18, 2015

Awards The category winners in the 2014 Costa Book awards have been announced.  The Book of the Year will be announced on January 27. The nominees for the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award have been announced. Best of 2014 The Book Smugglers have added a number of new writers to their Smugglivus celebration, which I […]


“The Most Mundane and Human Holiday”

My relationship to New Year’s Day has changed as I’ve gotten older. It’s funny; you’d think that as a younger person I would have been more concerned with looking ahead, at all the untapped energy of those blank calendar pages. But maybe because they were so abundant I could take them for granted, I was […]