The Millions is bringing back their "Year in Reading" series, the first post is by Jennifer Egan. There will be more as the month goes on.

Spy novelist Quentin Rowan, just caught in a huge plagiarism scandal, says he's addicted to plagiarism. Addicted! No word on whether this essay uses stolen works, yet.

Everyone loves some really harsh rejection letters sent to famous writers and not to us (for once).

David Milch recently signed a deal to adapt all of William Faulkner's work for HBO. Is it just me or would As I Lay Dying be pretty boring to watch?

Jack Kerouac's first novel, The Sea Is My Brother, is being published for the first time, nearly 70 years after it was written. Kerouac seemed not to be the biggest fan of it.