Thoughts from David L. Ulin at the LA Times about Banned Books Week.

Poet Mary Biddinger asks if there is a right (or wrong) time to begin publishing your work.

American literature dissed by Nobel Literature Chief.

To promote Sony Reader, speed reading man will read in Manhattan storefront for a month.

Poet and critic Hayden Carruth dead at age 87.

Fayetteville, Arkansas' Nightbird Books celebrates Banned Books Weeks with photos of customers with their favorite books (banned and otherwise).

Forbes reports on world's richest authors.