It’s Sunday, and, as always, The Rumpus is here to round up some blogs for you.
Stephen King is waiting a month after the release of his new hardback to start selling an electronic version. Also, the e-book will cost just as much. (via Powell’s)
“I would stand there, a small piece of chalk in one hand, a dilapidated book in the other, lecturing grimy boys with runny noses as they sat on the floor outside my home. Ironically, I was too young to read..” — Ying Compestine on “pretending to be a teacher.”
President President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville just released a book with a glowing forward by Nelson Mandela. This struck some as odd, given that the Congolese president isn’t necessarily a good guy, what with coups and election fraud and all that. Well, it turns out Mandela didn’t write anything of the sort, and boy is he pissed. (via)
Has nothing good ever come from your sleazy uncle? Now you can use him to win a copy of Nick Cave’s new book.