Feb 17, 2011 @ 9:00:00 am
At The Rumpus, Jessica Probus imagines what it would be like to have sex with a list of books, beginning with Kafka’s Metamorphosis. And in the comments section, readers name the book that, were it human, they’d like to pick up in a bar.
Are e-books more permanent than print? Now that Borders is filing bankruptcy, Kobo has had to reassure its customers on the company’s FAQ page: “The Borders e-book experience is powered by Kobo, an entirely separate company from Borders. Kobo is financially secure and will continue to maintain your e-book library no matter what happens.”
At the Paris Review poet Kevin Young talks about his poetry volume Ardency, based on the true story of a nineteenth-century slave ship mutiny, and narrated in a dazzling mix of letters, songs, and poems. In Bookforum Craig Morgan Teicher writes:
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