Tagged with genre

Why YA Fiction Is Great

I just came across this great article from salon.com about why female YA authors outnumber the male. In her article, Laura Miller posits that this is because there is so little prestige associated with the genre, and while men are accustomed to achieving “greatness” in the world of literary fiction, women are more inclined to … Continue reading

Borderlands Bookstore

Borderlands Bookstore

I’ve been spending the week visiting my sister in San Francisco and no trip to the bay area is complete without a visit to our favorite sci-fi/fantasy bookstore, Borderlands. It’s actually one of the only sci-fi/fantasy bookstores I’ve ever encountered in the states (the runner-up for best sci-fi/fantasy bookstore in the world is this Swedish … Continue reading