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June 16th, 2011 / 9:30 pm
Roundup

Here Are Some Things

Francine Prose writes a bit of a follow-up to her essay, A Scent of a Woman’s Ink. Little, she notes, has changed.

Bookforum offers a great essay on American bestsellers.

Qiu Xiaolong offers a five book introduction to classic Chinese poetry (via Bookslut).

Samuel Jackson reads Go The Fuck to Sleep.

At The Good Men Project, the best LGBT books “of all time.”

How does Shakespeare affect your brain? Someone is trying to answer that question.

More thoughts on E-book pricing.

The Guardian compiled a list of the 100 Greatest Nonfiction Books.

The Playboy Bunny employees manual is a fine read.

Poets & Writers came up with a list of 33 Twitter feeds worth following.

Here are five reasons why ebooks won’t supplant physical books.

The Paris Review is going digital and I, for one, am thrilled and ready to purchase the new digital issue.

There are new issues of The Collagist and Revolution House (debut).

Tupac would have turned 40 today.