Book signing at Anderson’s on February 8, followed by a party with the “Human Survival” cocktail

I’ll be signing Semiosis at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 8, at Anderson’s Bookshop La Grange, 26 S. La Grange Road in Chicago’s western suburbs. More information about the event and bookshop is here. If that were not enough, the restaurant around the corner, forteensixteen, has offered to host an after-signing party. It will feature a … Continue reading Book signing at Anderson’s on February 8, followed by a party with the “Human Survival” cocktail

Roman-fleuve: a novel across generations

The French have a name for it: a novel that tells the story of an individual, family, or society across several generations. It’s a roman-fleuve. Merriam-Webster offers its official definition of roman-fleuve. Wikipedia discusses the roman-fleuve within the post on “novel sequences” and offers examples. A.Word.A.Day explains that the word comes from the French words … Continue reading Roman-fleuve: a novel across generations