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Apr 16, 2010 @ 6:00:00 am

Don't make me come back there: When the New York Times's star columnists squabble, Clark Hoyt settles the score.

Former FSG editor Lorin Stein takes the helm at the Paris Review's Spring Revel, and chats about his new gig.

The Guardian has given the story an oddly Onion-esque headline, but don't let that stop you from reading about Eleanor Ross Taylor, and exploring her moving poetry.

We'd love to curl up with Earth is a Blue Pearl, and the other classics created by author Douglas Coupland for his new project: to explain 2010 to someone in 1935, by inventing a classic Penguin book cover. And in true 2010 style, Penguin lets you play along; there are templates to create your own cover, and a gallery to see what others have made.

Next week, The London Review of Books celebrates its 30th anniversary in New York, with events including Tariq Ali on "Obama's War," Jacqueline Rose on the Dreyfus affair, and a panel on "The Author in the Age of the Internet;" featuring John Lanchester, Andrew O’Hagan, Colm Tóibín, Mary-Kay Wilmers and James Wood.