Dave Eggers refuses to accept the Günter Grass award in person due to the recent controversy over Grass’s poem about Israel.
“This was the year we all lost.” Ann Patchett on the missing 2012 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Winston Churchill’s bookstore.
A rejection-letter generator prepares writers for the worst.
Shortlist announced for the Orange Prize.
The Saint Cuthbert Gospel, the oldest known European book, was bought by the British Library for nine million pounds.
Jack White talks to All Songs Considered about the making of his solo album, Blunderbuss (out April 24th). At the New York Times, Ann Patchett discusses her reaction to the Pulitzer committee's decision not to issue a fiction prize ... Read Post
Author Dave Eggers has declined an invitation from the Gunter Grass Foundation to attend an awards ceremony honoring his novel 'Zeitoun,' citing Grass' recent controversial poem. News by John Jarzemsky Via JTA.org Author Dave Eggers... Read Post