This post was written by Friday guest blogger Emma Garman.
Robert Birnbaum and Tom Bissell have a chat over at The Morning News.
This has a slight whiff of April 1st, but anyway: Jonathan Safran Foer pressures his friends via email to buy his book.
The American Academy of Arts & Letters E. M. Forster Award for 2005 has gone to an Irish poet named Dennis O’Driscoll.
Alicia Keys has settled the publishing lawsuit brought against her by literary agent Noah Lukeman. Phew: I mean, God forbid anything should interfere with her prose masterpieces reaching our nation’s bookshelves.