On the Shelf
Hypothetical Books, and Other News
February 12, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
“But new evidence undermines Mr. Capote’s claim that his best seller was an ‘immaculately factual’ recounting of the bloody slaughter of the Clutter family in their Kansas farmhouse.” Cold blood, indeed!
Douglas Coupland makes some very nice furniture.
E-readers: not big in Japan.
Readers have rallied around Maine’s Longfellow Books, badly damaged in the weekend’s blizzard. “I never realized what this store means to people until this weekend,” says the owner.
Bad hypothetical book proposals.