The Guardian’s Alison Flood wonders at the UK prospects of Muriel Barbery’s surprise long-running international bestseller THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG.

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer conducts a lengthy interview with Kathy Reichs.

Robert B. Parker talks with the Boston Herald on the occasion of the movie version of APPALOOSA.

Marcus Sakey chats about GOOD PEOPLE with the Park Ridge Herald-Advocate.

Clea Simon has her say on Louis Bayard’s THE BLACK TOWER.

Maxine Hong Kingston will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

HarperCollins UK will launch a new SF imprint, Angry Robot, that skews younger than the established Voyager.

The Washington Post reports from the Herman Wouk tribute at the Library of Congress.

Heather Mills’s book proposal. Oh dear.

And finally, one of these things is not like the others.