If you happen to be in the area of Brick, New Jersey, especially in the vacinity of bookstores, and you see a guy running around in a Speedo, don't be alarmed. He's trying to sell his book.
An unemployed Japanese man was busted for stealing over fifty books from his local library. His excuse: he wanted to learn how to write an award winning book.
The University of Akron postponed a planned author visit and canceled a common reading by incoming freshman of Jimmy Santiago Baca's A Place to Stand because the author has a criminal past.
Time profiles Ishmael Beah, whose A Long Way Gone is Starbucks' next book club pick, or whatever they're calling it.
NASCAR is continuing its relationship with Harlequin and plans to release upwards of 20 books in 2007.
Does anyone else get the feeling that Penguin's wiki-novel, while an interesting concept, is going to end badly? Still, it could be fun to watch.
The British are gearing up for World Book Day on March 1st. Organizers of the event want to know the ten books "you can't live without." Wouldn't it be fun to stuff the ballot to give it an American flair? Maybe not.
Here's why I'm taking the Colts to win the Super Bowl: "He plays guitar, meditates and has a horseshoe tattooed on his shoulder. He considers the late author Hunter S. Thompson a hero and paid nearly $2.5 million to buy Jack Kerouac’s original coffee-stained manuscript of “On The Road.” He’s even fought an addiction to painkillers."