March 6, 2012

Day in Review


ALA is “deeply disappointed” at Random House’s new prices for library ebooks

The Fake Books of Charles Dickens

500 new Brothers Grim-era fairy tales discovered in forgotten archive

The future of books, in three words

“Lorax” opening sends Dr. Seuss books up the bestseller lists

France launches very Google-ish plan to scan and sell out-of-print books

Book bomber gets the book thrown at him

Discovery of journal by Lizzie Borden’s lawyer sheds new light on famous ax-murder case

Novel Saramago first sent to publisher 59 years ago finally published

Delta and Amazon team up so passengers can shop Amazon in the air

The Most Divisive Characters in Literary History


Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House.