Is Slate’s good-riddance-to-indie bookstores columnist really a moron? (I referred to him last week as an “assclown”.) Hey, it’s a valid question. The Christian Science Monitor has your answer.
Oh, wait. Here’s Assclown’s backpedaling article.
A round-up of indie bookstores on Twitter
Still shopping for the readers on your list. Here are some offbeat gifts that may save the day.
Flavorwire dreams up a literary mixtape for Mowgli
B&N convincingly lists the five worst novels of 2011
It practically sells itself!: An epistolary shower curtain from Dave Eggers at Cool Hunting
Didn’t see this coming: GOP candidates read wacky books
Alternate history: What if Hergé (Tintin) wrote the X-Men