The romantic type is not worth slandering Elizabeth Conte

Author Elizabeth Conte’s profile for Daily Pilot (under Los Angeles Times) To the chagrin of romantic readers because in her attempt to claim that the already existing (and controversial) genre of literary romance is its own and half-baked publishing house, Conte has snuffed out millions of readers and writers worldwide—a phenomenon sadly common with the … Read more

12 books that have won Hugo and Nebula Awards

This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may earn a commission on purchases made through these links. In narrative science fiction, there is no higher honor than receiving a Hugo Prize or a Nebula Prize – unless, of course, you win both. Hugo, the name of the thing After … Read more

Can the She-Hulk series escape its comic book versions?

This week Marvel released a file The first full-length trailer For the next nine episodes Strong woman The series and the reactions among fans were certainly mixed. I consider myself a bit of a “Marvel cynic,” so it should come as no surprise that I watched the trailer and was very disappointed. Tatiana Maslany A … Read more

Meta Clegg: Facebook’s rulebook won’t work in the metaverse

Placeholder while loading article actions happy Wednesday! A big thank you to all my colleagues who did a great job filling out the newsletter when I was abroad. What do I miss? Let me know: cristiano.lima@washpost.com. Below: Securities regulators likely won’t be checking Elon Musk’s tweets that sent the company’s stock down, and another vendor … Read more

Opinion: Silent Trump officials have made book sales a top priority

These discoveries, part of Esper’s latest book, “Holy Oath,” raise an obvious question: If Trump is even hinting at such reckless ideas, why didn’t Esper speak up sooner? In the end, the American people were divided into warring camps. On one side stood millions who accepted His unsubstantiated claim that the 2020 elections were “rigged” … Read more