Tonight, Bookforum co-editor and poet Albert Mobilio will read from his new book, Touch Wood, at the annual Poets House Showcase with Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Jena Osman, and Evie Shockley.

Nicholson Baker

After writing twelve columns and chalking up a 41.6 percent correction rate, Bill Keller is giving up his much-lambasted New York Times Magazine column.

The Guardian publishes its top-twelve picks for this year’s Booker Prize.

The Atlantic has posted part of its summer fiction issue, featuring stories and essays by Ariel Dorfman, Wendell Berry, and John Barth, among others.

The Awl presents some mini-excerpts from Nicholson Baker’s soon-to-be-published sex-saturated novel, House of Holes.

Young adult novelist John Green proves that if you have enough Twitter followers, your book doesn’t even need to be finished before hitting the number one spot on Amazon.