At The Rumpus, Lauren Alwan looks at Orphans, Charles D’Ambrosio’s collection of nonfiction. Someone, please bring this back into print.
- Tea Obreht won the Orange Prize for Fiction. You probably heard that already.
- The New York Times profiles Akashic’s sudden rise in profile with the launch of a certain profanely-named book.
- Achy Obejas looks at indie lit in Chicago.
- Via WORD: Could They Beat Up China Mieville?