Friday Morning LitLinks

Dave Sedaris talks about how and what he reads. (The New York Times)

Little, Brown previews JK Rowlings first novel for adults, THE CASUAL VACANCY. (Little, Brow Book Group)

… and Sameer Rahim curbs his enthusiasm  for the release of it. (The Telegraph)

Audiobooks ahoy! Audible sets $20 million for promotion. (Publishers Marketplace)

The New York Times profiles biographer, Robert Caro. (The New York Times)

Here’s a little more detail on the US DOJ’s lawsuit against Apple and the NY publishing houses. (Publishers Lunch)

… and John Sargent fills in the blanks on the proceedings. (

… and Michael Connelly and Sherman Alexie also weigh in. (The Los Angeles Times)

Spring cleaning vs. your book collection in (Salon)

Book-klepto gets prison sentence. (The New York Post)

“On this day in 1939 Seamus Heaney was born, eldest of nine children on a County Derry farm. His first collection of poems (Death of a Naturalist, 1966) earned four major awards and provoked Christopher Ricks to declare that those ‘who remain unstirred by Seamus Heaney’s poems will simply be announcing that they are unable to give up the habit of disillusionment with recent poetry.’…” (Today In Literature)

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