March 1, 2012

Day in Review


BISG report: Book purhcases up, but not from brick and mortar bookstores

Batman named best comic book hero ever

Wislawa Szymborska’s will sets up stablishment of a new literary prize and a foundation

The poetry of Sarah Palin

Graywolf joins forces with Brooklyn’s A Public Space

Best movie adaptations of “unadaptable” books

A brief history of book trailers

Kickstarter directs more funding to the arts than the NEA

Tiger Woods helps sell bio he’s pissed about by having hissy fit at reporter

Apple won’t sell Seth Godin ebook because its bibliography includes links to Amazon

What in the world could J.K. Rowling’s “adult” novel possibly be about: Wild speculation


Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House. Follow him at @mobylives