Henry Farrell has posted a fascinating email exchange with China Mieville about Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, which I bought ages ago but haven’t gotten to yet. A snippet:
CM – It’ll be interesting to see where he goes next. It’ll be quite hard to step back from this, back to another pre-Apocalypse moment, however conceived. Perhaps a drawing-room comedy…
I mean, didn’t you think the roasted baby was just, y’know, a little bit camp?
Go there for the more serious parts of the discussion. (Via Niall.)