Edith Pearlman has been selected to receive the 24th annual PEN/Malamud Award. Given annually since 1988 in honor of the late Bernard Malamud, this award recognizes a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the art of short fiction
Dan Gillmor’s Guardian column, “Andrew Breitbart and the unwilling suspension of disbelief,” explains his theory of online credibility and talks about how to be appropriately skeptical of different sources.
Lockdown High: When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse, an investigative book on how “zero tolerance” policies have produced high-schools that “reflect a society that has become fixated on crime, security and violence.”
The Internet Archive will now keep a physical copy of every book, record and movie that it is able to attract or acquire, all with the goal of making sure that there is at least one physical copy of a book or record or film preserved.
The Internet Archive, Now Preserving Printed Books As Well via ReadWriteWeb
The British Library is launching a new iPad app that will eventually feature over 60,000 19th century books.