How to Make Money Off a Fake Recession Story [Literary Links]


Although most writers are in Chicago for AWP, some — with the initials R.B. — are caught shopping in Manhattan! [via Gawker]

Blago’s not the only one trying to get his hands on a book; across the pond, prison libraries are drawing criticism for the books the inmates are checking out. [via Guardian]

With the economy still trudging along, someone ought to corner the market on fake recession stories. [via Gawker]

In other news, the medieval library of the future, the preference for American Literature, and an author who cares enough to fly to your doorstep. [via LAT, Guardian, Guardian]