April - July 2012
18 July 2012
“ What is a book but the record of the struggle of a story to tell itself ? ”
One of the great delights of this year’s Readercon was the Panel on the Works of Peter Straub, a wide-ranging, zigzag conversation — we connect minor characters across the decades — between Gary K. Wolfe, Mike Allen, John Langan, and your correspondent ; and to see how pleased the author was by the seriousness (and sly humor) with which we discussed character, place, and story in Straub, as well as a host of other topics.