The Man Booker International Prize committee seeks your nominations for prize contenders. Rushdie, Roth and Murakami make the top five. (For a scathing critique of the new prize, see James Wood’s archived New York magazine piece on the subject.)
Help select the oddest title of the year, preferably one that tops the 2003 champion, The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories. (Via Galleycat.)
Tingle Alley and The Mumpsimus arewondering which books should’ve received more attention this year. Leave suggestions in the comments at either site. Update: Laila Lalami also has an ongoing series in this vein.