Killings brings you our fortnightly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and generally distracted us.

Beyond Angry Birds: seriously, what’s next?

Australian translator Chris Andrews on a new César Aira translation.

Why is Keira Knightley in all the film adaptations of books?

Fun Middlesex book club at The Guardian.

A tragic Facebook romance.

An oldie but a goodie: what makes a great critic?

‘It would have scared the bejesus out of the Brontës’: Granta interview with Karen Russell.

KYD interviewee Geoff Dyer on how to write fiction.

Cool! Interactive book cover changes with your touch.

Rereading books is good (and sometimes dangerous).