The weekly web ramble (4/22)

Links from the web jungle


Cory Doctorow on privacy, facebook, politics and kids

The New York Times profiles Shaun Tan‘s Wild Imagination


Scott Westerfeld on how dystopian became became the new paranormal in YA fiction

Melissa Marr on the end of her Wicked Lovely series

Katherine Hall Page, author of the Faith Fairchild culinary mysteries, on how bad taste leads to crime

Stephanie Burgis (very quickly) reads one of her favorite scenes from Kat, Incorrigible:


– Check out an excerpt from The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines

– Read The Fox by Malinda Lo, a short story set after the events in Huntress

– Check out Dancing the Warrior, parts one and two, a novella from Marie Brennan, set in the Doppleganger universe

– From Deadline Dames, an excerpt from Jenna Black‘s Dark Descendant

– Read Covehithe, The Guardian’s exclusive short story by China Mieville

– 50 Page Friday: The Lion of Senet by Jennifer Fallon

– Check out the first two chapters of Soft Apocalypse by Will McIntosh