Legal scholar tells The New Yorker that DOJ case is unwinnable

In a lengthy New Yorker dispatch on the Department of Justice lawsuit against Apple and five of America’s largest publishers Ken Auletta reports that almost no defense strategy is likely1 / Read more »

Mapping the Oz genome

Earlier this week, Slate’s Lexicon Valley podcast examined the question of writers’ individual style and whether they are distinctive enough to be recognized. Intuition tells us that they should be, at2 / Read more »

Day in Review

The short story that ruined a marriage Djuna Barnes: writer, illustrator, provocateur  In the defense of self-promotion, even the shoot yourself kind Finding the right the in the publishing landscapeRead more »