In the New York Times, Paul Greenberg has a plan to bail out writers! The NYT also picks their top ten books for 2008.
From the Seattle Times, art critic Sheila Carr writes about writing on the arts.
In the Independent, a collection of letters and manuscripts from Oscar Wilde are resdiscovered and a nine-ear-old boy writes a pick-up guide ‘How To Talk To Girls’, now set to be a movie.
In the Times, an interview with Khaled Hosseini.
In the Guardian, five writers write about their fathers and long lost recordings of poet Philip Larkin reading are about to be released.
In the Sydney Morning Herald, news that writer and poet Dorothy Porter has died.
In the Age (Melbourne) , writers talk about favourite reads of the year.
An interview in the Globe ad Mail with 87-year-old Farley Mowat.
In the National Post, why writers need agents.