"Harlequin is revolutionizing the e-book market," John Barber writes in the Globe and Mail. (I wrote about this two years ago -- and offered a number of other reasons for romance's popularity in electronic form.)

Meanwhile, there's one type of book that's just not the same on a Kindle or Nook -- the expensive coffee table tome.

Eternal question: Can creative writing be taught?

"Scorsese's deathless New York fever dream still brings with it a unique capacity to leave the palms clammy and the pulse jittering." An appreciation, from Britain, of Taxi Driver.

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