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.

Get recommendations for the greatest books around straight to your inbox every week.

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

[email_signup id="4"]