Salinger Bio Announced: A biography of J.D. Salinger by Kenneth Slawenski (founder of the Dead Caulfields website) is scheduled for publication in the U.S. in January 2011. Salinger: A Life was published in the U.K. earlier this year.
All Sorts of Sports: A very rough draft of an unpublished Dr. Seuss book from the late 1960s was unearthed and is now up for auction at Nate D. Sanders. Can't afford the $1,000+ price tag? Check out the illustrations at Booktryst.
Booker vs. NBAs: With the winner of the Man Booker prize (The Finkler Question) announced the same week as the nominees for the National Book Awards, Slate's Laura Miller compares the two awards--and explains why the Booker comes out on top.