The Jazz Loft Project. Read the New York Times story about the project here.

Is This a Shakespeare Which I See Before Me?

Why Don’t Famous Women Writers Stay Famous?

Madoff’s World.

A Story of a Teenager’s Suicide Quietly Becomes a Best Seller.

Some Things Don’t Change in Grover’s Corners.

For a Cold War, a Blue Superhero (and Friends).


A quantum man in a universe of mere masked marvels.

“Watchmen”: Most unsettling superhero spectacle ever made?

Pow! Bam! ‘Watchmen’ Batters Public.

Remembering Gene.

London Review of Books Diary entry by Colin Robinson.

How To Find a Freelance Book Publicist.

Rachel Hulin’s Photography Blog.


Battlestar Galactica Gives Full-Frontal Exposition.

“Frontline”: A play-by-play of the bank collapses.

The Bleakest Friday Night Lights Ever.

Novel by Philip K. Dick Gets an Ending.

Ending up in a kind of soundlessly spinning ethereal void as we all must.


The Ultimate Watchmen Eye-Candy Experience.

This Is Why You’re Fat.

How Is Yahoo’s Massive “Metro” Homepage Redesign Going? It Depends on Who You Ask.

Kissing To Be Clever, Preserved Forever.

Best of TOC Collection Now Available as Free Ebook Bundle.

Where Readers Gather to Vent About Bad Books.

Cory Doctorow Criticizes Authors Guild.

The evolutionary roots of Facebook’s “25 Things” craze.

Joss Whedon Returns to TV, Answers Fans.

City & Country.

This Date, From Henry David Thoreau’s Journal.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Ripley.

Smithsonian 2.0.

Kindle Fills the iVoid.

Cake Wrecks.

J & L Books.

Slumdogs Unite!

Rival Job-Site Ads from the Super Bowl.

At 70, a Legendary Jazz Label Asks, ‘Now What?’

Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris by Leanne Shapton.

Some Girls Wander By Mistake.

The Economics of Giving It Away.

1.5 Million Books In Your Pocket.

Book Review: Lingerie Parisienne.