Literary Linking: May 7 – 11

This week’s link topics include: a new bookish podcast, the possible demise of Barnes & Noble, the definition of a hard-boiled mystery novel, and more!

The best bookish links the week of May 7 – 11:

Single-Women’s Fiction Is a BS Genre that Exists on Amazon
Where’s the Single-Men’s Fiction???

“That’s Another Story: Will Schwalbe Talks Books with Book Lovers
A new bookish podcast? Yes, please! The first episode is with Pachinko author Min Jin Lee and it’s wonderful.

Save Barnes & Noble!
We should support our indie bookstores, but a world without Barnes & Noble would not feel quite right. Hopefully the company leaders’ plan to make B & N more book-focused is successful.

When Cosby’s “Little Bill,” Alexie and Asher Are on the Shelf: What Should a Librarian Do?
Separate the author from the work? It’s a conundrum for sure.

What Is a Hard-Boiled Novel?
A great guide to this mystery sub-genre.

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