Pixel Picks – weekly links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non.
On what makes a good bookseller: An article about the manager of my local bookstore and how she know exactly what book you should read next.
A harrowing story: I am partway through the Patrick Melrose novels, and this article on the author, Edward St. Aubyn, shines some melancholy light on the autobiographical nature of the novels.
The Cursed Child: A while ago J.K. Rowling announced a Potter play titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, at first everyone assumed the child was Harry, but it’s not, then they assumed it was Tom Riddle… apparently not! Personally, I think the cursed child is Teddy Lupin!
More than just kids: Patti Smith’s Memior Just Kids is going to become a mini-series! This is going to be killer, and I hope Ezra Miller is cast as Robert Mapplethorpe.