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The Block

A blog for authors and readers by publishers. By Wordsmack - a South African speculative science fiction publisher. Wordsmack accepts short stories, novellas and novels on a year-long submissions basis.

We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need To Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver A pregnant friend recently asked me whether she should read this and I said: NO, never, maybe when your kids are 40. However, I still think it's one of the best books I've ever read. Disturbing as hell and not at all fun, but brilliant.