Tuesday Morning LitLinks

The big news is no news at all. There’s no Pulitzer awarded for fiction this year. Weird. (The Los Angeles Times)

Here’s a rundown of who did win and what for. (The Huffington Post)

… while Jeffrey Gettleman won a journalism Pulitzer with the neat little twist of having nominated himself. (The Gawker)

David Foster Wallace was in the running for the fiction Pulitzer for THE PALE KING, and the book’s take on the IRS, being that it’s Tax Day, is particularly relevant. (The Daily Beast)

Moving right along to one of the next big literary prizes for the year, here’s The Orange Prize shortlist for 2012. (The Los Angeles Times)

The gorgeous, unusual cover for Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 gets a special paperback treatment to preserve the effect of the image. (and on that note, be sure to tune in to Afternoon Viewing later today.) (The New York Times)

Jay Jordan steps down as president and CEO of the Online Computer Library Center. He shares his insights at (Library Journal)

Amazon builds a bridge to Japan for ebooks on Kindle. (The Asahi Shimbun)

First a Kindle hot-seller, then plucked up by a Big 6 house, and author Boyd Morrison is back to self-publishing. (The Huffington Post)

“On this day in 1981 the University of Pennsylvania Press issued their edition of Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, in which some 40,000 words are restored to the text and various changes to the original manuscript are reversed. Far from settling the issue, the Pennsylvania edition provided yet another chapter to one of the most famous and controversial stories in American book publishing…” (Today In Literature)

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