- The six-hour duration may be aspirational, but you have to love this writing sound track.
- Ann Lamott tweets that she will stake her reputation on the varied titles mention in her New York Times “By the Book” column.
- And speaking of mutual admiration: authors choose their favorite books of 2012.
- “The first hard-boiled female protagonists were written by men.” A brief history of tough dames.
- “Those poor scribes … had their work cut out for them.” John Banville on the Book of Kells.