By Waldo Jaquith
Print on demand becomes viable, reviews of cookbooks, an obscenely bad book, and more.
By Jacob Silverman
Move along with them—discover some literary podcasts.
By Michael David Lukas
Works of literature on the Palestinian/Israeli conflict—four from the Palestinians, four from the Israelis, and one in between.
Rediscovered articles from our archives, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and more.
Book covers do matter. There's a whole blog dedicated to the topic.
E-books have been getting a lot of press recently. But why you would want to pay $400 for something no smaller, no lighter, and no easier to read than a paperback?
Neale Donald Walsch victimized by his own brain, Joshua Casteel on his opposition to the war, Macmillen facetiously explains how books are published, and video of Whitman reading his work.
Mark Doty, Billy Collins, and Robert Pinsky get excited about a Thomas Hardy poem, plus CAPTCHA poetry, classifying profanity, and more.
I'd put up $20 that one of these six books will make the NYT Best Books of 2009.
The year's best mistakes, Lawerence Weschler's mysterious power, the merits of literary prizes, and more.