The New York Times has sued Powerhouse Books over the use of New York Times cover images in David Shields' most recent book, War Is Beautiful. Many are questioning the wisdom of the Times's suit; for more information, read this report by Jeff John Roberts at Fortune.
The American Library Association has gone back to print on the wonderful David Bowie READ poster, which features Bowie, barefoot and dressed like a teenager, leaping into the air while reading The Brothers Karamazov. The poster costs $18 and will be shipped in early February, making it an ideal Valentine's Day gift.
This page from Octavia Butler's notebook made the rounds on Twitter yesterday, and it is incredible:
Octavia Butler's notebook. "So be it. See to it." pic.twitter.com/LJXQEW64uQ— TyreeBP (@TyreeBP) January 28, 2016