This is a weekly round up of book news, great reads, and other literary related stuff. Not all if it is new.
Editor and Publisher wonders: “Is the Party Over for Social Media?”
The New York Review of Books has a blog post by Charles Simic about reading late at night.
The New York Times has an article about why “Writers Love to Hate the M.F.A.” by Cecilia Capuzzi Simon.
Also, Atticus Lish has won the prestigious Pen/Faulkner Prize for his first novel “Preparation for the Next Life.” This book was published by a small independent press, Tyrant Books. Mr. Lish expresses his disbelief in winning the award in a New York Times article.