and a new J.D. Salinger biography
This article in Newsweek shows how people self-published their books to Kindle and did well. Since I get asked often if it's worth it to self-publish, I'm posting the link. I also talk about self-publishing on my website (it's question 8 in the 'advice' section).
This issue of Newsweek also talks about an 800-page biography, The Private War of J.D. Salinger, written by Shane Salerno and David Shields. Salerno apparently spent millions of dollars and lots of hours researching the book. There is so much about Salinger we don't know, so I'm looking forward to reading that when it comes out. Salerno's also got a two-hour documentary coming out next month.