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Chuck Palahniuk

This is totally a work-related post & not at all Catapult-related, except for in-spirit. But c’mon, it’s Chuck! I heard he sent a box of sex toys to Warwick’s in advance.Tickets … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

David Mitchell Conversation Recap

“Literature! Art! The future of the Anglo-American novel is at stake!” As faithful readers of the Catapult know, on this past September 22 I had the immense pleasure and mind-blowing … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Year of Reading, Week 36/37

Books read (all or part of) this week & last:  Hammer Head by Nina MacLaughlinThe Valley by John RenehanYoung Skins by Colin BarrettChurch of Marvels by Leslie ParryThe Travels of … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Year of Reading, Week 34/35

Books read (all or part of) this week:The Valley by John RenehanThe Sunlit Night by Rebecca DinersteinSigns Preceding the End of the World by Yuri HerreraChurch of Marvels by Leslie … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Year of Reading, Week 33

Oh, a long week, friends, followed by another long week. So, even though I’m days late on Week 33’s post, I don’t feel like writing about all that action tonight. … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Year of Reading, Week 32

Books read (all or part of) this week:Soil by Jamie Kornegay The Sunlit Night by Rebecca DinersteinOrhan’s Inheritance by Aline OhanesianA Small Indiscretion by Jan EllisonThe Book of Speculation by … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

2014 Booker Longlist: Padded with Americana?

Let’s just get the opinion thing out right away: personally – and I say this as an American reader, really – I think opening up the Booker Prize to American … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 4 Comments