November 16, 2011 | by Sadie Stein
A cultural news roundup.
Winners of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards.
Stephen King helps heat Maine.
The real Tintin!
The X-Men archive goes to Columbia.
Penguin takes the self-publishing leap.
The LA Times pubs its first e-book.
Meanwhile, authors charge that the Kindle library is “boldly breaching its contracts.”
In brick-and-mortar news, Ann Patchett opens a bookstore.
Wordsworth House (#4) opens in the Lake District.
Salman Rushdie fights Facebook, and wins.
Writers restock the OWS Library.
Speaking of public libraries ...
RIP legendary publisher Morris Philipson.
“We’ve just lost the Norman Rockwell of comic strips.”
Jane Austen ... murdered?