Lineup for April 23, 2008

Lose an editor; gain a media property. John Koblin details every maneuver in one very busy week for Rupert Murdoch. This piece has everything: The Wall Street Journal, Marcus Brauchli, Newsday, The New York Times, and Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.

Felix Gillette talks to Fox News’ James Rosen about his new book, The Strongman: John Mitchell and the Secrets of Watergate, "a hefty 600 or so pages, contain 65 pages of footnotes, and will include insight culled from some 250 original interviews."

Leon Neyfakh has more on Jon-Jon Goulian’s newly-sold memoir. Also: Bob Miller’s experiment; Dale Peck and Rick Moody—together! In Brooklyn!; Raymond Carver; Carole Mallory, Norman Mailer’s mistress.

Bookish Borough: Doree Shafrir maps Brooklyn’s literary terrain.

Oliver Haydock goes to Comic Con, where collectors are snapping up original art for high prices.

Lineup for April 23, 2008