Sundry links from around the Web:
- Doubleday Canada publishing director Lynn Henry on making the first English-language acquisition of Karen Thompson Walker’s much-hyped debut novel, The Age of Miracles
- Booksellers outraged that posthumous David Foster Wallace novel is sold online before becoming available in stores
- Meanwhile, Time‘s Lev Grossman calls The Pale King DFW’s “finest work as a novelist”
- BookNet Canada’s Samantha Francis asks: Is self-publishing any different than content-farmed media?
- Dieting tips from Margaret Atwood
- Typewriter revivalists launch type-in, “a jam session for people who like typewriters”
- Kicking off the baseball season, the Los Angeles Times picks nine essential books about America’s pastime, and Globe books editor Martin Levin reviews biographies of Detroit Tigers slugger Hank Greenberg and Joe DiMaggio