Thursday, September 30

Bookish: Invisible Hordes (4#) -

Snooki from the Jersey Shore
Reality TV Show will publish a novel.

It doesn't say she's writing it;
in other words, she has become a brand . . .

# Exiles in Eden: Life Among the Ruins of Florida’s Great Recession by Paul Reyes. Host Michel Martin talks with the author at NPR. Transcript and audio available.

# An atmospheric pastiche of
a Victorian London Noir potboiler:

The Thing About Thugs by Tabish Khair
:: reviewed :: by Sumana Mukherjee.

# The Hackney Podcast has won a Gold Medal of Excellence at this year's New York Festival International Radio Awards Competition.