Male or female? VS Naipaul can tell after 1 paragraph.
Using Amazon to predict elections.
Ophelia: a real life 2 year old who drowned picking marigolds?
Téa Obreht won the Orange Prize for The Tiger’s Wife.
Salman Rushdie is working on a SciFi series for HBO.
Irish author, Colum McCann, wins 100,000 euro.
The New York Public Library buys Timothy Leary’s private papers.
Bid on a lunch date with Slavoj Žižek and Julian Assange.
Joyce’s puzzle to walk through Dublin without passing a pub is possible.
J.K. Rowling launches a mysterious website.
Terry Pratchett has started the process for assisted suicide.