Harry and Lynne Sharon Schwartz revive the Calliope Author Readings, their series of original recordings from the 1960s by novelists James Baldwin, Philip Roth, John Updike, and others in their early careers—by converting the original vinyl recordings to digital.
Judge upholds latest suit in ongoing e-book antitrust case; an e-book thriller based on missing Malaysia Airlines flight; a new prize sponsored by Georgia’s poet laureate; and other news.
Simon & Schuster makes a deal with Oyster and Scribd; Kelly Writers House breaks new ground; Brooklyn middle schooler becomes self-published author; and other news.
British justice secretary sticks to his guns; Karen Russell’s sleep-deprived nation; customers unimpressed by Amazon settlement; and other news.
A San Diego writer celebrates a novel fifteen years in the making; a South African novelist explores E. M. Forster’s private life; New Orleans gears up for Tennessee Williams Literary Festival; and other news.