The Book that Can't Wait, written in disappearing ink.

The Observer investigatives whether tax reasons (as opposed to a pure love of Brooklyn) was behind Martin Amis’s decision to purchase a $2.5 million brownstone in Cobble Hill.

Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style gets the hip-hop video treatment.

HarperCollins CEO Victoria Barnsley tells the media that she has a good feeling about News Corp’s decision to break their news outlets—which includes HarperCollins—into a company separate from its cable-entertainment channels. While Barnsley isn’t sure precisely what the move will mean for HarperCollins, at the company’s annual party last night, she told reporters that "we will be a bigger fish in a smaller pond . . . We will have more clout. I think we will have more investment, which will be good for all of us."

Argentine publisher Eterna Cadencia is responding to the threat of e-books in a novel (and some might say fatalistic) way—by printing a book, titled The Book That Can't Wait, with disappearing ink.

The latest issue of Words Without Borders focuses on new writing from Japan.

Today, The Millions released their “Great Second-Half 2012 Book Preview,” which includes writeups ofPadget Powell’s You & Me and Martin Amis’s Lionel Asbo. Speaking of lists, Flavorwire has unveiled its list of the Ten Best Books of the Year So Far.

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