Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Blogging for Powell's

I'm blogging for Powell's this week (which is the exact same construction as "playing for England," but not anywhere near the import). If you have a free minute, check it out.

Powell's Book Blog

Saturday, April 01, 2006

The Autumn 2005 Issue

Will mail on Monday (this is not an April Fool's post).

Contents include:

Conan the Grammarian Richard Lederer
Language Felonies Natalia Cherjovsky
Ulsterisms for Everyday Use Anne Moore
Fourteenth Century Orthography Henry Fischer
Hunting the Wayzgoose Dorothy E. Zemach
Lapsus Linguae Dion Kempthorne
In Chaucer’s Time Jonathan Caws-Elwitt
The Passing Game Michael J. Corey
Bats David Galef
HOW to HUG Edwin Rosenberg
Don’t Kid the Goldfish Kay Haugaard
Checking In/Checking Out Louis Phillips

Now, isn't that a nice mix of your VERBATIM favorites and some great new writers to discover?

Winter's articles have been selected and will go to the copyeditor a week from Monday. Spring's articles are pushing through the dirt right now, and Summer is budding on the trees ...