• Philip Roth helps Houghton Mifflin out of a slump.
  • The Miami New Times‘ Brett Sokol brings displaced Miamians like me regular doses of, ahem, South Florida literary and publishing culture. From the latest: “Call it what you will — mindless fluff, starstruck drivel — but Ocean Drive has perfected a formula that’s the envy of the publishing world.”
  • Amy Bloom, Katharine Weber and other writers share their book tour horror stories. (Via Poundy; see also Mortification.)


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