Ink blots and reader notes are on display at Cambridge; writers discuss the importance of place in their work; a literary atlas of Ireland; and other news.
From the Magazine
Barnes & Noble narrows losses; the world’s top-earning authors; the dangers of reading; and other news.
Robert Hass wins Wallace Stevens Award; two new typewriter apps for the iPad; against "against"; and other news.
Ways to make Barnes & Noble turn a larger profit; American classics removed from British schools; new fiction by veterans; and other news.
HarperCollins announces sales increase; Oyster reaches new benchmark; a close reading of Jennifer Weiner’s work; and other news.
Sarabande Books opens new offices in New York City; Gary Shteyngart to decrease blurbing habit; a “poetry fence” in Alexandria, Virginia; and other news.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s first new novel in ten years; remembering Peter Matthiessen, Brendan Behan, and Marina Keegan; what Percy Bysshe Shelley ate; and other news.
McSweeney’s releases a Portlandia-themed activity book; a new biography of Louis Armstrong; novelist Eleanor Catton on the seasons of writing; and other news.
Wikipedia will be published as a volume of books; an investment firm has offered to buy 51 percent of Barnes & Noble; Lorrie Moore profiled in the Millions; and other news.
Amazon’s editorial director offers a bevy of love stories for Valentine’s Day; Open Road will acquire digital publisher E-Reads; Eric Bennett details his time at the venerable Iowa Writers’ Workshop; and other news.