Contemporary authors pick their top contemporary authors.
Gish Jen picks 3 modern fables to capture your imagination.
On America’s failure to keep up in the digital library race.
The importance of the Divine Comedy on modern physics.
America’s third poetry only bookstore opens in Boulder Colorado.
Author, journalist, and Latin American Literature champion, Bella Jozef, dies at 84.
Paulo Coehlo, who’s books are banned in Iran, asks Brazil to intervene on his behalf.
Trent Reznor will score the American production of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
The new production of The Great Gatsby might be filmed in 3D.
Sophie Calle writes about her experiences as a photographer.
Art critic and biographer, B. H. Friedman, dies at 84.
On Zora Neale Hurston and 3 of her out of print stories.
Door to door book sales in Brazil is a growing industry.
A new device lets you make your own digital books.
The JFK library is digitizing it’s entire collection.
McSweeney’s will publish the mock memoir of Donald Rumsfeld.
The British Library publishes an app for some of it’s oldest manuscripts.
After more than a year of legal debate, 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye settles with the J.D. Salinger estate.
What books were bestsellers the week you were born?
Salma Hayeck will produce a Wicked miniseries.
Diamond book distributors, the largest distributor of comics and graphic novels, has suspended shipments to Borders.
Get a lifetime subscription to Black Ocean Books, tattoo required.
Borders closes Tennessee distribution center.
Batman recruits a Muslim crime fighter and stirs up opposition among American conservatives.