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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 [2])

The days of the $9.99 Kindle book might be over as Amazon raises prices of Macmillan books to $15.99. Boo! (Daily Tech [3])

Speaking of Amazon, are they building a Super-Kindle? (New York Times [4])

Texas prisons ban classics as well as bestsellers by Grisham and Patterson. (The Statesman [5])

Read an excerpt from Patti Smith’s memoir, Just Kids. (Rolling Stone [6])

Get your favorite out of print book cover on a t-shirt. (Out of Print. [7])

The top 5 books on the New York Times Hardcover Bestseller List:
THE HELP [8], by Kathryn Stockett
KISSER [9], by Stuart Wood
THE LOST SYMBOL [10], by Dan Brown
THE BURNING LAND [11], by Bernard Cornwell
THE FIRST RULE [12], by Robert Crais