February 24, 2010
The Guardian reports that author Salman Rushdie is planning a book about his 10 years in hiding.
The Millions interviews author John Banville.
Mashable interviews Tears for Fears' Curt Smith about his solo work and the value of social networking to musicians.
The New Statesman interviews author Jonathan Lethem.
Flavorwire lists strange musical collaborations.
The A.V. Club lists 35 B-side/rarity/outtakes collections as essential as the "official" albums.
Newsarama interviews cartoonist Bob Fingerman.
Sign this petition for a Charles Bukowski US stamp.
At Three Guys One Book, author Jonathan Evison previews books out this spring from independent publishers.
Rank'em, a social community built around ranking individual band's best songs, is out of beta and open to the public.
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