The forthright American expatriate writer Katy Evans-Bush, who brought us Prufrock in pirate-speak, on the legacy of the suddenly late J D Salinger.
New York Times blog on Kathryn Bigelow's talent and her Oscar hopes.
Le Monde's Pierre Assouline reveals why the Danish author failed to win the biggest literary prize of them all.
And two other blogs that we've recently discovered and recommend . . .
A comprehensive blog on contemporary writing, with particular emphasis on the avant-garde. With hundreds of links to literary and political sites.
Commentary on literature, film and popular culture -- with a bit of politics thrown in, too.