With the end of a busy fall semester, life is entering into a new stage. On December 1, I celebrated the first year anniversary of owning my first home and on the same day received an offer from Cascade Books to publish my book “Becoming Divine: Jonathan Edwards’s Incarnational Spirituality within the Christian Tradition,”
Front&Centre is seeking edgy short fiction [HT: Places for Writers]: We are looking for fiction set in a realist tone, that concerns the contemporary. We are strictly non-genre and DO NOT publish science fiction, horror, fantasy or fluff of any kind. We prefer dirty realism, urban angst, noir and tales of ordinary woe. Otherwise,
A.C. Grayling on Paul Murdin’s Secrets of the Universe: How We Discovered the Cosmos: Jeremiah Horrocks and his friend William Crabtree were ecstatic when they observed the transit of Venus on 24 November 1639. Horrocks had predicted the date of the transit by carefully applying Kepler’s Rudolphine Tables of planetary motion, published twelve years before.
Publishers Weekly is reporting on a hard-working YA novelist, David Michael Slater, who finds himself in a difficult place: on the one hand, people are finally talking about his books, on the other, they find them to be heretical: In the first installment, The Book of Nonsense (2008), the twins uncover secrets about their
Let the Great World Spin Colum McCann Random House (2009) 368 Pages Amazon.com Powell’s Books From the Guardian: “Colum McCann won the fiction prize at the National Book awards in New York last night for his novel Let the Great World Spin, an allegorical story inspired by the events of 9/11 and set around