The Observer has a profile on Blake Butler. Night two of his marathon reading takes place at WORD, tonight.
- Guillermo Del Toro admitted that his dream project, a $150 million dollar 3D adaptation of HP Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, may never happen.
- New Directions show off two upcoming books.
- Sarah Manguso picks Franzen’s Freedom over Teddy Wayne’s Kapitol in the opening round of the Morning News Tournament of Books.
- The Rumpus talks with Téa Obreht.
- Sarah Palin finally begins reading newspapers.