Saddam Hussein's memoirs on the way

Saddam Hussein's Daughter Shopping Her Father's Memoirs

News by Rob Hart
Saddam Hussein's daughter is seeking a publisher for her father's memoirs, which she claims the Iraqi president wrote himself.
Occupy Writers

Authors Pledge Their Support To Occupy Wall Street

News by Rob Hart
October 17, 2011 (6) comments
Acclaimed authors are signing their names to Occupy Writers, a website that pledges support to the Occupy Wall Street movement
National Book Award Oops

UPDATE: Oops: Wrong Nominee Announced for National Book Awards

News by Rob Hart
October 17, 2011 (6) comments
The wrong book was named when the National Book Foundation announced its nominees for the 2011 National Book Awards-- and now they're asking the author to withdraw.
LitRecapper

LitRecapper: The Deuce Is Loose

A look back at LitReactor's second week in existence.
New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Cave Men, Sharks, and the Doors of Perception'

New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Cave Men, Sharks, and the Doors of Perception'

News by Dennis Widmyer
For the first time in over a year, cult author and badass craft maestro Craig Clevenger ('The Contortionist's Handbook') unveils a new essay, in anticipation of his upcoming November class with us.
Library lending of eBooks up 200 percent

eBook Borrowing From Libraries Up 200 Percent

News by Rob Hart
October 14, 2011 (1) comments
More than 12 million eBooks have been checked out from libraries so far this year, an increase of 200 percent over last year--and that number could climb to 16 million by year's end.
Frazen vs Wallace

Jonathan Franzen Drops Gossip On David Foster Wallace

News by Brandon Tietz
October 13, 2011 (4) comments
Is it possible that David Foster Wallace took some liberties with his non-fiction? Jonathan Franzen thinks so.
Authonomy

Authonomy To Actually Start Releasing Books... Sort Of

News by Brandon Tietz
October 13, 2011 (4) comments
Authonomy, a HarperCollins project, announces they'll be publishing books, but is it really the kind of deal you want?
Glamorama

Roger Avary To Direct Adaptation Of Bret Easton Ellis's "Glamorama", Sex Scenes Hot As Hell

October 13, 2011 (9) comments
It's been a long time coming, but according to Ellis, Roger Avary's Adaptation of "Glamorama" is finally on its way.
Poll shows Britons buy classic literature to look smart

Poll Shows Britons Buy Books To Look Smart

News by Rob Hart
October 12, 2011 (1) comments
A poll shows that residents of the United Kingdom are more interested in displaying classic works of literature, and less interesting in actually reading them.