Saturday, April 01, 2006

Coming attractions

Coming attractions:

Suggestions from Columbia Law Professor Robert Ferguson and from Jeremy Dibbell of works of fiction about life in societies without habeas corpus protections.

An interesting take by Perry Middlemiss on a Booker Prize competition decided wrongly.

The Great Kansas Novel

Fiction about life in a theocracy suggested by a couple of political scientists who blog at The Duck of Minerva and by the scholar Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.

The start of a series on the coolest women in crime fiction written by men.

Continuing the series initiated with the recent post on Tolstoy or Dostoevsky?: John Updike or Thomas Wolfe?

The Great Michigan Novel, Part 2

Novels by poets: Jay Parini

--Marshal Zeringue