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Bookmarks: a new Alice Munro story, a fake Robert Fisk biography of Saddam Hussein, and a complaint about pokey publishing

Some book-related links:

  • “Free Radicals,” a new short story by Alice Munro (The New Yorker)
  • Robert Fisk’s bio of Saddam Hussein is selling well “ except he didn’t write it (The Independent)
  • Why does it take so long to publish a book? (The New York Times)
  • How the online archive of one student’s books became the behemoth that is LibraryThing.com (The Wall Street Journal)
  • The trouble with translations (Times Online)
  • Alberto Manguel on Dante’s Divine Comedy (The Globe and Mail)
  • An interview with critic James Wood (Financial Times)