- NYU joins digitization slog
- Newsflash: scientists discover that TV and video games distract children from books!
- Literary city San Francisco
- Does star-lit depress “real” writers? Assuming I’m real, and we have yet to prove I am not indeed a hologram projected into a controlled experimental space, my answer is “sometimes”
- Philip Roth bolsters his nice guy cred by boarding a bus that was touring landmarks from his novels and shaking some hands
- Dahl characters still top list of kids’ favourites
- Nobel laureate Saramago the latest in a long line of authors to win the most beneficial lit prize of all: the ire of the Catholic church
- S&S signs trilogy of books based on iPhone app… next up: deals for a half-dead pigeon, the remains of Bill from Marketing’s sandwich, and a pair of shoes hung by the laces from a telephone wire…
- Some book art to make you horny… for books!
- Is this the right fucking place to buy a book? (Thanks, P)