Items! Memoirs, Live Creatures

Get ready for Jay-Z’s memoir, coming this fall from Spiegel & Grau.

Romance publisher goes all-digital, allowing readers to enjoy their books discreetly.

Content farm Demand Media files for an IPO.

How to calculate Twitter power: with an algorithm.

How to become Kurt Vonnegut: by not using semicolons.

NSFW? Grassley fights porn at the NSF.

Aw, a novelist gets her bike back.

Caroline Giuliani is part of a proud tradition of New York shoplifters.

A Hippie Grifter has supplanted the Hipster Grifter.

A darker side of Mark Bittman: “How do you get a live creature on the grill without cutting it in half?


Items! Memoirs, Live Creatures