Morning Book Links: Authors Share Their Bookshelves and CJR Becomes a Publisher

Junot Diaz, Claire Messud, James Wood and Gary Shteyngart share their libraries. [FT]

Columbia Journalism Review will now start publishing books. According to Publishers Weekly “the books selected will be used to explore issues confronting journalism with a depth that a magazine with a frequency of six issues per year can’t match.” [PW]

Penguin launches its own series of digital shorts. [The Bookseller]

Pedro Almodovar’s book party. [Variety]

Financial Times editor Gillian Tett likes prominent Occupy Wall Street participant David Graeber’s Debt. [Guardian]

David Pogue reviews the cheaper Kindles. [NYT]