[UPDATED] B&N says it really doesn’t want to carry Amazon’s books, but the fucking things just show up

B & N is “not selling Amazon titles”Read more »

Junot Diaz is doing okay

The MacArthur Foundation has announced their fellows for 2012, and among a crowd of recipients that includes an economist, an astronomer, a geriatrician, and one lucky mandolinist, this year’s prizeRead more »

Teens turn to poetry

The Independent reports that the UK’s Young Poets of the Year Award attracted record submissions this year. More than 7,000 eleven- to seventeen-year olds sent work to the competition, whichRead more »