Friday News Roundup, February 5, 2010

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin & Hobbes, granted his first interview in 15 years. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

The days of the $9.99 Kindle book might be over as Amazon raises prices of Macmillan books to $15.99. Boo! (Daily Tech)

Speaking of Amazon, are they building a Super-Kindle? (New York Times)

Texas prisons ban classics as well as bestsellers by Grisham and Patterson. (The Statesman)

Read an excerpt from Patti Smith’s memoir, Just Kids. (Rolling Stone)

Get your favorite out of print book cover on a t-shirt. (Out of Print.)

The top 5 books on the New York Times Hardcover Bestseller List:
THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett
KISSER, by Stuart Wood
THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
THE BURNING LAND, by Bernard Cornwell
THE FIRST RULE, by Robert Crais

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