Books Get Scores, Teju Cole Considers Novels about Solitude and Other Book News

A profile of Minneapolis indie publisher Graywolf Press [Twin Cities Daily Planet]

Teju Cole contemplates the literature of solitude. [Guardian]

Tao Lin interviews Ben Lerner [The Believer]

E-books with soundtracks? “Much of the music — about nine hours’ worth for the typical novel — is instrumental or ambient noise. But during livelier passages, a reader may hear the patter of footsteps, a booming gong, a crackling fire or the tick of a grandfather clock.” [NY Times]

Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer turns fifty. [The Millions]

Mass correction: a Wikipedia “editathon” at the British Library (behind a paywall.) [New Yorker]