It’s a good day to be a book blogger [Literary Links]


We love a good writer catfight! [via Maud Newton]

Book sales continue to decline: the oldest gay and lesbian bookstore in the country is closing

…but the mystery of Kindle sales is solved. [via GalleyCat]

Obama’s campaign manager gets a 7-figure book deal.

Flannery O’Connor has a posthumous blog. [via HTMLGiant]

Sarkozy bestows knighthood on JK Rowling. [via Bookninja]

Google equals Daniel Plainview. Books equal oil. Wait, what?