Ask a writer to send you 1,000 words and you might get 10,000. Some writers flourish with Twitter’s mandatory brevity, though, becoming epigrammatic, funny, brazen, trendsetting and friendly, plugging their colleagues’ work, for example, rather than solely their own. You can first admire the writers in this week’s list of top 10 practitioners of Twitterature via their books, and then online in 140 characters.
A witty, astute collection of essays and lectures on science fiction by the acclaimed novelist.
The motivation for this book is a review of Atwood's 2009 novel, The Year of the Flood, in which Ursula K. Le Guin accused Atwood of rejecting the term "science fiction" in connection to her own work, lest it trap her in a populist ghetto.Read full book review >