Most well-read cities included Alexandria, Va., which came out ahead of Cambridge, Mass., and Berkeley, Calif., in the Amazon list. The top 5 most-well read cities also included Ann Arbor, Mich., and Boulder, Colorado.
J.K. Rowling: The trademark description of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore suggests an interactive site 'providing on-line chat rooms and electronic bulletin boards' and 'on-line facilities for real-time interaction with other computer users concerning topics of general interest.'
New Bible: a new Roman Catholic Church edition of the New American Bible will replace some words, revert to an earlier version of the 23rd Psalm, and include fresh notes of Church interpretation. A digital edition of this new bible will also be available next week.
Huck Finn ('Adventures of Huckleberry Finn') is the fourth most banned book in the US. A controversial new edition would replace 219 references to the 'N-word' with 'slave.' Historical accuracy vs. censorship?
Condoleezza Rice, National Security Advisor and Secretary of State in the Bush administration, says 'mistakes' were made. But her new book, 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People,' covers her life prior to Sept. 11, 2001.