May 15, 2012

Day in Review


The ten most-read books in the world

James Daunt says library ebook lending is bad for bookstores

Documentary details Israeli “rescue” of Palestinian books in 1948 war

I’m Spartacus, says Kirk Douglas in new book about breaking blacklist

The return of Weinstein Books

Influence of classic literature on writers declining

Poetry of the Taliban released

Book says Zodiac killer is alive & well in northern CA

Belgian effort to ban Tin Tin fails

Paramount sues Puzo estate over new sequel to Godfather book

Trove of papers related to Anne Frank found — in the attic

The beauty of ampersands

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