Monthly Archives: October 2009

Happy Birthday, Ursula LeGuin!

Today is LeGuin’s 80th birthday, and also the 40th anniversary of the publication of Hugo-winner The Left Hand of Darkness. LeGuin is one of my favorite writers. She’s written fantasy, science fiction, and YA novels and short stories. You can … Continue reading

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Book review: The Graveyard Book

Since this book was sitting on my shelf for a year, and I’d read a bunch of space opera, I thought I’d go for something different: a children’s ghost story. Considering the book just celebrated a year on the NYT … Continue reading

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World Beer Festival 2009, Durham NC

Yesterday was the WBF in Durham. I’ve gone the last three years and enjoyed it, and I plan to continue attending in the future. (I’ll get back to posting about writing or books or whatever sometime soon. Promise?) As is … Continue reading

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