Item 1: Stephany Aulenback has a great interview with one of my favorite authors Kelly Link over at Maud Newton’s. Definitely worth reading.
Item 2: I was just informed that a galley of the new David Mitchell Black Swan Green has been put in the post (or UPS or whatever) and is headed my way. I am jumping up and down. It’s a departure from his previous books apparently. It tracks a single year of a 13-year-old boy in England in 1982. I’ll let you know how it is.