Sunday Morning LitLinks

Little Johnnie’s and Janie’s self-esteem can be bolstered by self-publishing. No April Fool’s. (The New York Times)

Edith Pearlman, winner of the PEN/Malamud award, comments on gaining her success a little later in life. (The Huffington Post)

MANAGING A DENTAL PRACTICE THE GENGHIS KHAN WAY, by Michael R. Young wins the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. (The Bookseller)

On the origins of Winne-the-Pooh. (The Telegraph)

Michael Norris opens the door a crack on poet, Francois Villon, over at (LitKicks)

Author and bookstore owner, Ann Patchett, is nominated for TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 most influential people. (The Tennessean)

Here’s a fun little trivia puzzle on writers’ funny habits from (BookRiot)

Sadie Jones talks artistry and anxiety with (The Guardian)

Sotheby’s sells some very unique books for eye-popping sums. (BookTryst)

“On this day in 1841, Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ was published in Philadelphia’s Graham’s Magazine. It is generally considered to be the first detective story, called ‘a tale of ratiocination’ by Poe as the word “detective” did not yet exist…” (Today In Literature)

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