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  • Josh Weil's 'Great Glass Sea' an epic fantasy of brotherly bonds

    Josh Weil's 'Great Glass Sea' an epic fantasy of brotherly bonds
    A fantasy about an alternate near-future Russia, Josh Weil's "The Great Glass Sea" tells the moving and sensitive tale of two brothers caught up in cultural turmoil. The author's first novel after his much-lauded collection, "The New Valley," it often evokes the mythic feel of a contemporary classic like Mark Helprin's "Winter's Tale," despite an occasional tendency toward self-indulgence and the overly whimsical.
  • Orchestra's performance is smooth and satisfying

    Discipline is a requirement for musicians, whether they are playing in an orchestra, soloing or conducting. Sometimes, though, adhering to strict control can subdue the emotional level — as it did in the major work on the program of the New Valley...

    National Book Foundation names 5 under 35

     
    The National Book Foundation has named its 2009 class of 5 Under 35 -- five exceptional novelists not yet 35 years old. The list includes Josh Weil, author of "The New Valley," three linked novellas; Karen Russell, author of "St....

    EGYPT: Saudi prince's land deal infuriates lawmakers

     
    Details of a previously undisclosed 12-year-old contract that enabled Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Waleed bin Talal to buy nearly 104,000 acres in Egypt's western desert have spread anger and dissent among independent and opposition lawmakers....

    June is novella month for the Emerging Writers Network

     
    June is novella month, for the good folks at the Emerging Writers Network, at least. This means they'll be posting reviews of novellas all month; they've begun with "Circulation" by Tim Horvath, published by indie press Sunnyoutside in March 2009...