Joyce Carol Oates appeared on The Bat Segundo Show.
Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs topped Amazon's Bestselling Books of 2011.
Robert Birnbaum on Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America (Verso), "a heart-warming anthology of the voices involved in this surprising grassroots movement."
And locally: Asheville-area writers have a new year-round, twice-monthly writing group, AsheNoWriMo.