Mar 16, 2012 @ 4:00:00 am
Amanda Knox, the American student who was accused of murdering her British roommate in Italy, has signed a seven-figure book deal with HarperCollins, but she won’t have the first word. Raffaele Sollecito, Knox’s former boyfriend, has sold his own book about the murder trial and acquittal, the not-so-subtly titled Presumed Guilty: My Journey to Hell and Back with Amanda Knox, to Simon & Schuster. Sollecito’s book will appear this fall, clearly looking to get a jump on Knox’s title, due out sometime next year.
Congratulations to Artforum on releasing its fantastic new iPhone app! Everybody should download it immediately.
A new collection of David Foster Wallace essays, Of Flesh and Not, will be released this fall.
November 13 is the release date for the next “new” Bolaño, notes blogger and critic Scott Esposito.
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