Afternoon Bites: Paula Bomer, Bookstore Romance, and More

The 2011 Independent Booksellers Choice Award longlist has been announced, including books from Robert Lopez, Anne Carson, Adam Levin, Amelia Gray, Eugene Marten, and Orly Castel-Bloom. Publishers range in size from W.W. Norton to Tyrant Books. (In related news, at least one Vol.1 editor is reminded that he really needs to pick up Matterhorn.)