The 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. Jennifer Egan take the prize home for fiction for her novel A Visit from the Goon Squad.
To help her celebrate the prize, Egan also gets HBO-optioning-your-book-and-turning-it-into-a-series money!
This is amazingly cool. It also makes me mourn the untimely death of my own Kindle (I was halfway through The Naked and the Dead! Ughhhh.).
The 2011 TIME 100. Authors Jonathan Franzen and Jennifer Egan made the cut. As did Rain and Justin Bieber. You take what you can get.
The house that F. Scott Fitzgerald was said to have modeled Daisy Buchanan's house has been demolished. We have the pictures to prove it.
Last but not least, a recent study shows that book reading teens are less prone to depression than those who are not.