Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs is on the fast track: the formerly-titled iSteve, now thankfully-retitled Steve Jobs: The Biography, will be released in November instead of instead of March. [Washington Post]
Forbes has a slideshow of the top-earning authors. You know all these people already, trust us. [Forbes]
The first installment of Carla Blumenkranz’s profile of legendary book editor Gordon Lish is in the new issue of n+1:
Lish drove into San Francisco on the rolling coastal highways, saw the Bay open up before him just as Kerouac described it, and entered the city, its “long bleak streets with trolley wires all shrouded in fog whiteness.” It was 1959, and he was 26 years old, a grown man compared to his young hero Moriarty, and past the supposed age of adventure; his wife and young daughter were traveling with him. He was late to the party, too: Kerouac had moved to Orlando and the Beat scene was dissipating.
The Millions interviews Geoff Dyer! [The Millions]