Man E-Booker Prize: For the first time, the judges of the Man Booker were given e-readers to read the books submitted for the award. From the BBC.
Snooki’s (Lack of) Sales: Snooki’s book A Shore Thing has only sold 8,998 copies so far. From the Hollywood Reporter.
Salinger’s Whopper: Turns out J.D. Salinger was a big fan of Burger King, according to a cache of letters just made public.
The Ole’ Book Nook in Urbana, Ohio will close its doors. From the Springfield News-Sun.
Germ Bookstore and Gallery in Philadelphia, a store specializing in books about aliens, will also close. From the Philadelphia Inquirer.