Franzen Competing for Bad Sex Award: He probably doesn’t want to win it, but Freedom is up for an annual award given in the UK for worst sex in a work of fiction. From E-Reads.
E-Books in Africa: AllAfrica.com looks at the growing e-book business in Africa, and the challenges it faces.
Nook Color Vs. Kindle: Time compares and contrasts…who will win?
HarperCollins Vs. Gawker–The Legal Perspective: The Daily Beast talks to lawyers about the impending court case between Gawker and Sarah Palin’s publisher, HarperCollins, over the site’s unauthorized publication of a large swath of Palin’s upcoming book.
Yeah, Where Is Google Editions?: The Toronto Star notes the publication by Google of an HTML5 e-book about the Web and wonders what it indicates about when Google Editions will launch.
From Union Square to Hogwarts: A new train line seems to have opened up in New York’s Union Square subway station. From the Daily News.