On the Web
A site dedicated to the promotion and the analysis of
the literary genre of Magic Realism. A real work of love.
Offers a free newsletter. Holds word play contests. Publishes
essays on related topics from many well know writers.
Interesting from a writer's perspective for the bios of the authors:
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jorge Borges, Franz Kafka, Thomas Pynchon, among
others. Also features meticulous and comprehensive annotated
bibligoraphies of all works by and sometimes about the featured
writer. Warning: it is easy to lose yourself in the labrynth for
hours and hours.
Oprah's Book Club
This link should take you right to the sign up
page. Once signed up you can participate in the
An interesting experiment in sharing the joy of reading and in
reaching out to make connections. It's also an exercise in letting
go and trusting the Universe. I haven't tried it yet but I am
intrigued and if i do, I will let you know right here.
© 2004 by Joy Renee