Harold Pinter dies at 78.
Introducing, Amazon's Author Stores, where you can find everything by a single author.
The notoriously fraudulent Angel at the Fence is canceled.
Newbery Medal is increasingly less diverse.
The journals of Susan Sontag have been released.
Apparently, soon-to-be ex-President Bush reads about two books a week. But that's according to Karl Rove...decide for yourself.
Terry Pratchett (a fantasy novelists) has been knighted.