By Jacob Silverman
They join a growing list of vital websites providing "serious consideration of serious books" at a time when print media is fast abandoning the practice.
By Michael David Lukas
While here are only two freestanding book reviews in this fair country, we do have a wealth of best book lists. Here is a meta-list: The Best of the Best Books of 2009.
By Megan Alix Fishmann
Maybe the publication of Ford County means that short stories are making a comeback.
By Mandy Redig
Five books that portray contemporary life in Afghanistan, providing a perspective that's essential to understanding the war.
By Aja Gabel
Lysley Tenorio, Laura van den Berg, and Caitlin Horrocks are a few of the standouts in the latest Best New American Voices and PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories anthologies.
Walmart vs Amazon, B&N's Nook, a Rothian tour of Newark, Lethem reads the whole of his new novel, and more.
It's the now-standard HuffPo methodology: solicit unpaid writers to pad out their meager content, strip-mined from tabloids and gossip sites.
Trying to make a living as a book reviewer, the $200 spare-parts book scanner, TriQuarterly's future, behind the scenes at the Nobel Foundation, and more.
The Google Books settlement grinds onward, Amazon faces a class-action lawsuit for pushing their BookSurge POD service, great writers posthumous works raise questions, and more.
The reality of Bolaño's outlaw image, The Daily Beast gets into books, the Google books settlement's collapse, Bill Murray's support of poetry, and more.