Book News: Week of April 25, 2011

Every week, Read It Forward gathers the latest and greatest in the world of books to share with our community of readers. Have a bookish news item to share? Leave a comment!

A typography timeline: from cave paintings to web fonts.

Salon reviews legendary editor Robert Gottlieb’s memoir on working with literary stars – and the miseries of his own writing process.

Book Beast publishes a revealing piece about a visit to a Borders bookstore, closing because of the bankruptcy, reveals what people aren’t reading.

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This week’s New York Times bestsellers. Great to see that The Land of Painted Caves and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks are holding steady. Get the inside scoop: Inside the List.

About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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