Literary Linkage

As we hit the downward slope of the week, it seems to be picking up speed. Before we slide off into the weekend, I offer you some fun/informative/interesting links for your perusal. Enjoy!

Bradbury Season — Colleen Mondor of Chasing Ray looks at young adult books that remind her of Ray Bradbury for her October column at Bookslut.

Swedish Poet Wins Nobel PrizeThe Millions, briefly, on 80-year-old Tomas Transtromer.

Saving St. Mark’s — Lorin Stein of The Paris Review on the fight to save this famous New York bookstore.

Soaping Up the Classics — Kim Ukura for Book Riot on the classics through the eyes of a fan of daytime drama.

And last, but certainly not least, a fond farewell to the man who created the tools that continue to serve and inspire many writers–as well as much of the population. RIP, Steve Jobs, and thank you for sharing your genius.