May 18, 2012

Day in Review


Seven bad habits of successful authors

How fiction “tricks” readers out of their prejudices

The only bookstore that ever won a Tony Award

Federal judge requires robber to submit book reports

Things journalists do that annoy the hell out of publicists

How fast do you read?

Readers suing Greg Mortenson over Three Cups of Tea fibs take case to federal appeals court

Famous literary roommates

How an idea becomes a book

Ten Feminist Poets You Should Know

“Who buys their mother poorly written S&M porn for Mother’s Day?” Er, lots of people


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