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 12, 2014 — Also: The Hatchet Job of the Year is announced; NASA collaborates on sci-fi series; Penguin India pulls book on Hinduism.
Nov 22, 2013 — Also: A newly published essay by C.S. Lewis; exploring Middle-Earth; Salman Rushdie on the Internet.
May 20, 2013 — Quidditch was invented "in a small hotel in Manchester after a row with my then boyfriend," writes the Harry Potter creator. Other book news: Ireland puts an entire short story on a postage stamp; Daniel Handler on Midwestern literature; and the best books coming out this week.