The iBookstore is coming to the iPhone, expanding the e-book market to the pocket-sized device. If you put stock in Steve Job's iBook sales numbers, that's very good news for publishing. Yesterday's announcement of the iPhone 4 was measured in comparison to the frenzied hype that welcomed the iPad, since many of the phone's features have been known for a while—thanks to the checkbook journalism of Gizmodo, which purloined an early iPhone 4 prototype and produced the definitive guide to the gizmo.
Literary mixes: New York magazine has asked authors to recommend books for the summer: "the perfect time to dig deep into books, classics and otherwise, you’ve missed." Australian novelist Peter Carey on historical fiction; cyberpunk William Gibson on science fiction; Kathryn Harrison on memoirs; SNL writer Simon Rich
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