Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Month: September 2014

  • Great Review of The Memory Hunter over at Self Publishing Review

    Here’s another great review of The Memory Hunter over at Self Publishing Review: http://www.selfpublishingreview.com/2014/09/review-the-memory-hunter-by-jon-konrath/ In the far-flung future of 2007, in a world that never quite recovered from a Cold War which didn’t stay cold, where Japan seized the global economy and the world went in the direction that novelists predicted decades ago, society now…

  • Linklater, Benning

    I’ve recently fallen down a frantic rabbit hole of youtube searches and article reading involving director James Benning, a pioneer in experimental, narrative-less film. ┬áRichard Linklater mentioned him in the director’s commentary for It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books, which is a movie I’ve been obsessed with for a bit. ┬áThat movie…

  • Ode to a Mid-2010 MacBook Pro

    My MacBook died yesterday. Shit. It wasn’t a full-on, catastrophic death, the kind with no backup and fire and smoke and no hope. It was more of a long goodbye. I replaced the battery last fall, the third battery in its almost five years of heavy use. It looked like the battery was holding a…