- "A reader's guide to Manhattan," by Christopher Reynolds, from the Montreal Gazette
"So, old-fashioned book people, hit literary Manhattan soon and hard. Even if you have only three days, as I did earlier this year, you can squeeze in an eight-stop tour, complete with thinking, drinking, Bibles, tote bags and a certain pair of municipal mascots. Here’s how my circuit went..."
- Rohinton Mistry has won the of the $50,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature
- Dinosaur vs. the Library, anyone? This is a very cute series.
- Otherwise, continue to sit on your hands or whatever until the Nobel is announced on Thursday! (place your bets here)