John Updike's boyhood home.

Huffington Post’s new interactive book club won’t be limited just to HuffPost itself, a spokesman tells the Nieman Lab. In addition to soliciting Twitter and Facebook comments, the club will host Flickr and Instagram pages when it launches on January 3.

John Updike’s four-bedroom boyhood home in Shillington, Pennsylvania is for sale on eBay. Despite being a “fixer-upper,” the opening bid was $249,000, and there’s a $499,000 ‘Buy It Now’ option.

The Boston Globe's Ideas section recommends holiday gifts for the linguistically inclined.

The Oxford American releases its thirteenth annual music issue, this time with a focus on Mississippi.

Tonight at BookCourt, Annie Leibovitz discusses her latest photo project, “Pilgrimage.”