The Girlie Show: Are Literary Women Finally Getting The Recognition They Deserve?

Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
February 3, 2012 (7) comments
In 2010, a series of infographics reminded the literary and publishing world how male-dominated the industry is. Does the success of books written by and featuring females in 2011 change all that?

Indie Bookstore Spotlight: The Strand, New York City

Column by Ed Sikov
February 2, 2012 (3) comments
Eight miles of smelly used books - a reader's paradise in New York City.

The Path To Publication Part 2: Preparing For Battle

Column by Rob Hart
February 2, 2012 (12) comments
Last month I discussed my decision to seek an agent to represent me and my novel. Now it's time to talk about something that's actually useful--namely, how to find an agent.

New Release Roundup: Recommendations for February 2012

Column by John Jarzemsky
February 1, 2012 (3) comments
A quick look at what's new and exciting for the month of February.

The Period Part 2 - Dot Dearth: Postponing The Period On Purpose

Column by Taylor Houston
A continuation of last month's discussion of short sentence lengths. This month we'll explore the merits of the very long sentences.

20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes

Column by Jon Gingerich
January 31, 2012 (322) comments
A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.

Does Marvel Need To Pull A DC Comics 52 Relaunch?

Column by Jason Van Horn
January 27, 2012 (11) comments
After the success of the DC Comics relaunch, should Marvel consider doing something similar?

What The Hell Ever Happened To... Katherine Dunn?

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
January 27, 2012 (3) comments
What's Katherine Dunn been doing since 'Geek Love' came out in 1989? Quite a bit, actually. And yes, she's still working on her followup.

Indie Bookstore Spotlight: The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Scottsdale, Arizona

Column by Keith Rawson
Part of an ongoing series profiling some of the best independent bookstores in the country. In this installment: The Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale Arizona.

Neglected Books: 'Hangover Square,' 'Foam of the Daze' and 'Pincher Martin'

Column by Jack Joslin
A look at three often overlooked, but outstanding novels: 'Hangover Square,' 'Foam of the Daze' & 'Pincher Martin.'