The Endclave Reading Series – Nov. 16 – Cake Shop

UPDATE: Thanks to all who came out for the Enclave Reading Series!  A good time was had by one and all in the deep dark recesses of Cake Shop and the authors’ minds!   I will be reading at the Enclave Reading Series on the LES, Saturday, November 16, 4-6pm. Details are below, with one missing detail, the theme: “transgression.” You have been warned. But I’d rather embarrass myself in front of a large crowd than a small one, so I hope you will come… ENCLAVE READING SERIES Nov. 16 @ Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow Street ADMISSION IS FREE and THE BAR WILL BE OPEN! It’s yet another bang up billing at The Enclave Reading Series. For our November line-up we have returning champ Fiona Maazel, joined by none other than Jonathan Santlofer, and very special guest Liza Bear. Nov. 16 @ Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow Street ADMISSION IS FREE and THE BAR WILL … Read more

CT News – Friday Reads – Inherit the Dead Interview

From the CT News Blog by Joe Meyer: The new Touchstone book “Inherit the Dead” isn’t the first book written by a group of popular writers — it’s a tradition that goes all the way back to the Newsday-created “Naked Came the Stranger” in 1969 — but this novel-by-committee has to be one of the best examples of this eccentric genre. Overseen by the New York City artist and crime writer Jonathan Santlofer, the book tells a taut and very suspenseful tale of a rich girl who goes missing just as she is about to come into her huge family fortune. The novel grabs you in the first section and keeps building despite the fact that 20 writers contributed chapters. There is a lot of charm in the way the style and approach changes ever so slightly slightly as we start each new section with a new writer guiding us along. But, the storytelling pace … Read more