Mar 26, 2010 @ 6:00:00 am
The Morning News Tournament of Books has us on the edge of our seats. Wednesday's competition—between the formidable novelists Hillary Mantel and Nicholson Baker—was a thrill (Mantel's Wolf Hall won by a nose). On Thursday, Marlon James edged out Victor Lavalle. And soon, we'll get to know the literary taste of motivational speaker and party rocker Andrew W.K. Place your bets now: the winner will be announced on April 5.
Referring to e-books, The Village Voice proclaimed, "OK, here comes the flood." In 2000.
Though best-known as a writer of high-minded YA fiction, Philip Pullman is also a staunch atheist. His forthcoming book, a riff on the Jesus myth, has inspired some fundamentalists to condemn him to hell (and, worse, to threaten his life).
Groups of Kindle users are gathering to protest—on
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