Kudos to Fred Blosser and Ivan Shreve, who accurately predicted the subject of this proposed third volume in the Blog-o-Books series. Either they're really good guessers, or they, too, have inside sources at Macavity Press. Cormac Brown suggested a Gator book, another great idea, and a strong candidate for book four.
It now appears, however, that the future of the series itself is in doubt. In an astonishing development, it has come to light that Macavity Press failed to consult either Mr. Crider or his agent in the preparation of this series. In light of the groundswell of publicity received in the past few days, the series is now seen as an extremely hot property, and Macavity execs have elected to bow out of the project, considering it too rich for their blood. This is surely a golden opportunity for another enterprising publisher to step in and reap the rewards.
In the meantime, Macavity Press is rumored to be looking at other potential Blog-o-Books. Frontrunners include Friday's Forgotten Books - a collection of reviews edited by Patti Abbott, Hamburger Heaven - a wide-ranging discussion of food, drink, books, blogs and life by Laurie Powers, and It's a Tainted, Tainted, Tainted, Tainted World - a compendium of Gary Dobbs' greatest hits (so far). We at the Archive look forward to reading them all.
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