On the Shelf
Crime, Punishment, and Chess
May 17, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
The link between chess and writing.
An excised page of The Little Prince goes on the block.
Live out your fantasies in the penthouses that serve as the setting for Fifty Shades of Grey.
Speaking of fantasies … hot authors.
A Bay Area judge allows a prisoner to go free—provided he reads an hour a day and completes book reports.
Meanwhile, a white-collar criminal is ordered to write a book. (The author considered, and rejected, the opening line, “Call me a Schlemiel.”)