Depressing indicator: The American Academy of Arts and Science shows that just over half of all adult Americans read a book in the previous 12 months other than for work or school.
Novelist Bret Easton Ellis is fairly obsessed with writing the screenplay for the 50 Shades of Gray movie. Hollywood is less enthusiastic about his participation.
The BBC show Sherlock! is so awesome I can hardly believe it. Naturally there will be an American rip-off. Lucy Liu is slated to play Watson. This is either going to be really good or suck on a level rarely seen before. There is no in-between. HuffPost Books has some questions.
I have come close to getting this upset about loaned books not finding their way back home
Science!: In defense of spoilers
The dream: “Spotify for audiobooks”