- Visit the site the National Book Foundation website to see the 2010 National Book Award nominees.
- National Book Award v. the Man Booker Prize: read an article here. Also, an older (but still interesting) history of judgiing for the Booker Prize is available here.
California's Huntington Library-one of the most beautiful sites in the world-has opened an exhibition about Charles Bukowski.
Nelson Mandela's new memoir, Conversations with Myself, has just been released. Put a hold on a copy today! The Omnivoracious blog says the book "delves into his private archive of letters, private recordings, and diaries--including those he kept during 27 years in prison, recording everything from his blood pressure to the content of his dreams".