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]
Follow Emily Witt via RSS.