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Reading A Continuous Lean is proving expensive: One look at classic shots from TASCHEN’s Los Angeles, Portrait of a City = want.  Both the book, and to live in that real City of Angels. (BUY IT NOW)

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Starting at the end of March, we will move from the “retail model” of selling e-books (publishers sell to retailers, who then sell to readers at a price that the retailer determines) to the “agency model” (publishers set the price, and retailers take a commission on the sale to readers). We will make this change with all our e-book retailers simultaneously.

Macmillan CEO John Sargent signals the company’s shift from the ‘retail model’ to the ‘agency model.’ [via]
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Another win for Austin – this time it’s the University of Texas’s Ransom Center acquiring the rights to David Foster Wallace’s personal archives. As the release puts it: The archive contains manuscript materials for Wallace’s books, stories and essays; research materials; Wallace’s college and graduate school writings; juvenilia, including poems, stories and letters; teaching materials […]

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How great is this book cover design from Jennifer Carrow for Stacey D’Erasmo’s The Sky Below? I found it over at the Book Cover Archive, which is a pretty easy way to accidentally kill half an hour.

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