Read and excerpt from China Miéville’s new book.
Scrabble for typography geeks? We hope?
Dan Sinker takes twitter by a politcal fiction storm.
The cultural importance of the Arabian Nights illustrations.
Books everyone should read: a cloud map.
50 years after his death, a new Dashiell Hammett short story will be published.
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet will become an animated feature.
Harper Collins enforces a 26-check-out limit on e-book lending for libraries.
Dolly Parton launches a project to give books to children in Scotland.
Who are the most adapted authors in cinema?
Japanese libraries, after the quake, in pictures.
Listen to Jan Pienkowski talk about illustrating Meg and Mog and his childhood in Poland.
Al Gore lands a book deal with Random House.
The Rumpus researches possible short stories in David Foster Wallace’s new book.
Sarah Blakey-Cartwright and Catherine Hardwicke talk about Red Riding Hood.
Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead, announces a time travel graphic novel series.
A directory of writers living in Japan that use twitter.
James Frey will self publish a radical book on Jesus.
The Guardian UK picks their top 10 American poems.
Tran Anh Hung talks about his film adaptation of Norwegian Wood.
Philip K Dick’s Radio Free Albemuth is adapted for the screen.
See the cover for Haruki Murakami’s new novel 1Q84.
Suzanne Collins endorses Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss for the film adaptation of The Huger Games.
The Google Book Settlement with the Author’s Guild is rejected by a New York Federal judge.
A lost Doctor Who serial by Douglas Adams will be published next year.