Wednesday, September 1

Bookish: Riding
Without a Ticket (3#) -

Justin Peacock has an unusually long essay about how crime novels are more engaged with the world and more faithfully portray it than contemporary literary novels at TDB.

# Greil Marcus reviews Bad Penny Blues,
Cathi Unsworth's latest crime novel at B&N.

# William Gibson writes in an Op Ed piece about our strange relationship with Google. Gibson has a new book coming out soon called Zero History.

"while sharper cookies, pocketing nyms and proxy cascades... slouch toward an ever more Googleable future"

He makes some timely comments.