William Gibson honks because he loves Borges. A.S. Byatt reviews the forthcoming Roth novel — excerpted here — and Schaub plots a break-in. (Can I come?) The Literary Saloon on Amos Oz‘s How to Cure a Fanatic.
Sarah Hepola shuts down her blog to write a novel. Conde Nast seeks pretty, young author as cover model, literary ability irrelevant. (Via.) Charles Frazier to deliver $8m follow-up to Cold Mountain. The Frustrated Amateur Writers Network teaches you to look between the lines.