Music in Doc

With Doc now into its second printing, it’s a good time to remind readers about the page on my website called MUSIC NOTES, which has links to all the music alluded to in each of my novels. Doc, for example, begins and ends with the Emperor Concerto; an interlude with Chopin forms the keystone of … Read more…

Krill: n. principal food of baleen whales

This morning a reader sent me a note saying, “I read the electronic versions of your books and I have an appeal to make to you: could you tell your publisher that there is no reason to price the e-book version $3 more than the paperback?” I couldn’t decide if I should laugh or cry. … Read more…

P.S. to my last post

My husband has just heard from a Japanese colleague, Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita 藤田 浩之 理学博士(物理学) Dr. Fujita’s family sustained injuries and property damage but they’re alive and safe now. He has asked friends and colleagues to post this message on our websites. You may cut and paste it freely: がんばれ、日本! がんばれ、東北! アメリカの友達から! This says, “Don’t give up, … Read more…

Welcome

Welcome to the updated and expanded website for novelist Mary Doria Russell! Her newest novel, DOC, will be published on May 3, 2011, but you can read an excerpt now by clicking on DOC above. Check out MEDIA to listen to radio interviews and podcasts, and to find links to articles about Mary’s work. To … Read more…