Blinks: Hand on Maguire, Maslin on King, several on Whitehead

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Gregory Maguire’s Out of Oz [due 11/1/11] – it concludes “one of the most audacious and successful fantasy series of the past few decades”

» NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews Stephen King’s 11/22/63 [due 11/8/11] – “a sustained high-wire act of storytelling trickery”

» NY Times: Dana Jennings reviews Geoff Ryman, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Tim Powers, via small presses

» NY Times: Glen Duncan reviews Colson Whitehead’s Zone One, with this opening line: “A literary novelist writing a genre novel is like an intellectual dating a porn star.”

» NY Times: Jennifer Schuessler’s Inside the List – the Bestseller List – thinks about Colson Whitehead

» The Daily Beast: Horror Goes Highbrow, a review by Josh Dzieza of Colson Whitehead’s Zone One

» LA Times: interview with Ally Condie about Crossed; Chris Barton reviews Whitehead’s Zone One – “a rich mix of wartime satire and darkly funny social commentary”; David L. Ulin reviews Muramaki’s 1Q84 – “Try to read Haruki Murakami’s ‘1Q84’ in as close to a single sitting as you can”