End-of-the-world literature

I’m on the Guardian book podcast again this week, discussing literature of the apocalypse as the Angry Volcano God put us all in that frame of mind. At the end I call Kraken ‘H.P.Lovecraft via J.G.Ballard’. Not sure if that will make it into the final review, but it certainly has a ring to it!

Elsewhere on the interwebs…

Slightly Foxing reveals her taste for choking the fiction chicken.

Paul Charles Smith makes a cogent response to my article on meaning and fantasy