NPR's three-minute fiction contest began this week. Very short stories, tons and tons of entries.

Want to read Dante's Inferno, but only have 3 minutes and 41 seconds to spare? And you demand crappy drawings and silly music during the reading? Good news for you, friends.

Novels, and novelists, coming to terms with the internet.

Snooki's got a best seller. How many do you have?

When I think coffee, I think Thomas Pynchon. I have something in common with an LA coffee house.

Most popular searches for each letter of the alphabet on Amazon. Still apparently pushing the Kindle as hard as possible.