E-books Downunder: The Sydney Morning Herald reports that readers are turning to e-books in response to the Borders Collapse.
London Looks at Us Looking at Them: The Bookseller reports that this year’s London Book Fair will have a stronger US presence than it has in years.
Cookson Goes Digital: The estate of bestselling British author Catherine Cookson has made an exclusive deal with Amazon, bypassing her print publisher, to make her books available digitally. From the Bookseller.
Checking In with Libraries on E-books: the Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at the HarperCollins vs. Libraries issue.
iPad 2 Sells Out: It’s a global phenomenon now: you can’t buy and iPad 2 anywhere on earth because they’re out of stock not only in the US but internationally as well. From the WSJ.
Pop-Up Indie: A pop-up indie bookstore will inhabit the space of a closing Pittsburgh Borders. From Karen the Small Press Librarian
Nox in Box: National Poetry Month is all but upon us, so it’s time to start the rain of poetry coverage. Today, we have a consideration of Anne Carson’s Nox from the Oregonian.
Catch the Wave: Here’s a piece from the Seattle Times on the poetry publisher Wave Books, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary. [Full disclosure: this blogger is quoted in the piece.]