A Gallery of My Favorite Objects (And Other Nonsense)

My Finnish translator, Maria Lyytinen, has one gray eye and one brown eye. She’s a Graceling! Kiitos for translating my book, Maria — I can’t imagine anyone more appropriate! :o) The Simmons Summer Institute is this weekend; I speak Friday, which I’m very grateful for, because it means I’ll be able to enjoy Saturday and… Read more »

The NYT Book Review is kind to Graceling. I ♥ Finland. A shout-out to a baby. More things. Plus, the longest post title ever!

News: The New York Times book review of Graceling is here (major spoiler alert!). Thank you, NYTBR, for a lovely piece. I am overwhelmed. More news: Graceling has managed to finagle a place among Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of the Year and Amazon.com’s Best Books of 2008. Again, thanks! So. My sisters (secret code names:… Read more »

I’m Shipping Up to Boston (to Find My Wooden Leg)

Extra points to anyone who can identify the source of my title. Cordelia, Joe, Athanasius, and Mr. Meriwether Tigleth Bonaparte Monkey: you are not eligible for this contest. (Edit: And no googling!) This post is a shout out to my Aunt Mary, who just arrived in northeast Thailand, where she’ll be volunteering as an English… Read more »