This is like a yearly thing, but The Guardian is shocked by the Booker shortlist. Again.

In reaction to the Booker shortlist, Knopf has sped up the US release of Julian Barnes's novel, The Sense of an Ending.

Conan O'Brien's attempt to make old writers more accessible to young audiences. At least it's not a swimsuit competition.

This is a good essay, I'm excited about this little subcultural turn in literary fiction, but this has been happening for a while now, writers like Michael Chabon and Rick Moody have been doing combining lit fiction and genre for over a decade now.

Arthur C. Clarke predicting the future.
He forgot one thing, we're going to the moon!

You're looking for a good place to eat? Well, why don't you let Cormac McCarthy help you with that.