Thursday, June 25, 2009

Book News, In Brief

Secretive shadow lord Dick Cheney has signed a six figure deal with Simon & Schuster for a tell-all, and no one but me seems to see the irony.

Cuz we pride ourselves in putting the 'ink' in 'kink': From Ernest Hemingway to Anaïs Nin, novelist Ewan Morrison picks the best literary threesomes.

Reacting to the news that there were 3% fewer books published in 2008 than in 2007 (275,232 titles as compared to 284,370), The Green Apple Core asks, How Many Works Of Fiction Do YOU Need?

The Guardian UK has an article analyzing the rise of sell-out crowds at academic lectures. How much do you wanna bet it has something to do with everyday interactions being reduced to uninteresting, uninspired Tweets?