Fantagraphics has acquired and will publish Ah Pook is Here (finally).
The Amsterdam airport opens a new library.
The publishing community rallies to support an editor with cancer.
eBay sellers beat the Department of Defense by selling uncensored copies of Operation Dark Heart.
Haruki Murakami’s newest novel has a featured spread in a Chinese men’s health magazine.
It’s Roald Dahl day! and Month!
Roald Dahl is remembered in pictures.
Philip Ardagh picks his top 10 Roald Dahl books.
Oxford University Press releases an ambitious Chinese-English dictionary.
Salman Rushdie speaks out in support of the mosque and Islamic Cultural Center near ground zero.
Chuck Klosterman is using the iTunes model for essay’s.
The Vatican library reopens after a $12 million renovation.
Will Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom by the next and last book for Oprah’s Book Club? Yes it will.
A lost Sir Walter Scott poem is found.
Co-founder of the Paris Review, Thomas Guinzburg, dies at 84.
Freakonomics Radio will launch this fall on NYPR and APM.
See some amazing bookplates.
Jack White creates a new kind of vinyl record.
David Foster Wallace’s unfinished novel will be published next year.
Author Barbara Holland dies at 77.
The British Library acquires a Ted Hughes poem and letter archive.
A collection of Oscar Wilde’s letters are discovered.
Thomas Wolfe will receive a medal for his contribution to American letters.
An excerpt from Poisoning the Press reveals that Nixon’s White House explored the murder of journalist Jack Anderson.