A Boy and His Tiger: Reclusive Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson broke his years-long media silence to respond to an e-mail interview (believed to be his first since 1989) with the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Portrait of the Artist As a Reclusive Man: It was announced that Robert Vickrey's painting of J.D. Salinger, from the cover of a 1961 Time magazine story on Franny & Zooey, is now on display at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
Moving and Shaking: Dr. David Dosa's Making Rounds with Oscar, about the extraordinary house cat at a Rhode Island nursing home, claws its way to the No. 4 spot on our Movers and Shakers.