Monday’s Margins: E-books, Pulitzers and a Redneck Memoir

The Morning News got it right: Shortly after winning the 2011 Tournament of Books, Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

Robert Birnbaum doesn’t understand why no American publisher had the intelligence to publish Joe Bageant’s Rainbow Pie: A Redneck Memoir.

Should green-minded readers switch to e-books?

Godless in Tumourville: Great, extensive Christopher Hitchens interview on his memoirs and fight against cancer.

“The best thing about The Paris Review, aside from the editors’ formidable liquor stash,” writes David Orr, “is the magazine’s sense of history.”

A reminder in pictures: Books are windows to other worlds.

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