…But Not at Writers’ Expense

For some time now—too much time, I suspect my editor believes—have been working on a history of the Works Progress Administration. This has taken me to states from Maine… More

Riches We Must Share…

Some authors and publishers have cried foul regarding Google's digital library initiative, sparking debate about intellectual property rights in an online age. Beyond the specific legal challenges emerging in… More

In Challenge To Google, Yahoo Will Scan Books

An unusual alliance of corporations, nonprofit groups and universities plans to announce today an ambitious plan to digitize hundreds of thousands of books over the next several years and… More