Barnes & Noble has refused to stock titles from Amazon’s publishing imprint. According to a statement from B&N, the move "is based on Amazon’s continued push for exclusivity with publishers, agents and the authors they represent," which the bookstore claims prevents them from “offering certain e-books to our customers.” However, Barnes & Noble’s website will continue to sell books published by Amazon.
The Center for the Art of Translation has posted a video of a Lydia Davis lecture on her translation of Madame Bovary, where she explains how she used Nabokov’s marginalia from one of his copies of the book (found at the New York Public Library): “He was quite helpful, but then I trusted him too much. And I found that he wasn't really always right, so I had to back off a little bit from my utter trust.” However,
… full text available to registered users