Jul 23, 2014 — Also: a new short story by Zadie Smith; mermaid mythology.
Mar 19, 2014 — Also: HarperCollins has bought the rights to JRR Tolkien's translation of Beowulf; Zadie Smith writes about the small losses from climate change; poet Bill Knott dies for the final time.
Feb 4, 2014 — Also: a new Zadie Smith story; Stephen King will publish a new book; two poems written by David Foster Wallace as a child.
Nov 15, 2013 — Also: Derek Jeter is going into publishing; and researchers make some unsexy discoveries about copies of Fifty Shades of Grey in Belgium.
Aug 6, 2013 — Also: A new short story by Zadie Smith; Tom Hanks on typewriters; and the unexpected resurgence of Borders.
Jul 17, 2013 — Also: Jonathan Franzen answers an odd accusation; Zadie Smith's next book will be a "science-fiction romp."
Feb 5, 2013 — Also: Scandal-mongering author Kitty Kelley turns her gaze on women in Congress; Goodreads makes some unexpected new rules; and Mark Athitakis explains why Barnes & Noble brought literary culture to the suburbs.
Feb 12, 2009 — A wonderful lecture by Zadie Smith resurfaces. Against her advice, listen to it!