Ian Rankin is about to join a labor commission to look at declining literacy standards in Scottish schools.

Laura Lippman and Fran Liebowitz are among those talking about the enduring quality of Nancy Drew.

Julia Spencer-Fleming discusses her new mystery I SHALL NOT WANT with Seacoast Online.

The Inverness Courier delves into the tumultuous backstory behind the the emergence of the crime writing duo who use the name Grace Monroe.

At OpenBookToronto, agents Sam Hiyate and Hilary McMahon talk about the business and art of their chosen profession.

The LAT’s Josh Getlin kicks off a new series of lunchtime interviews with publishing machers with S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy.

Meet Reif Larsen, publishing’s newest Million Dollar Baby.

And more publishing babies, albeit of the age variety.

Cody’s, RIP.

Congrats, Lizzie!

And a happy belated 70th birthday to Lawrence Block.

Finally, someone has to turn this story into a book.