One of my favorite places to read is The Book Standard where today I see that more books are set in NYC than any other place in the world. Pretty cool. Oh and that more than half of adult fiction books fall into the categories of romance, mystery and detective, science fiction or westerns. Most fiction books are published in paperback editions, both mass market and trade, with 65 percent of romance books and 61 percent of science fiction in paperback format.
There happens to be a lot of great information out there on the web.
More unmasking – The myth behind JT Leroy has been exposed. There is no transgendered boy, but rather, Laura Albert, the woman “JT” claimed took him in after his life as a child prostitute.
From Making Light, I followed a link to a website listing the bestseller lists from 1900 to 1995. Fascinating stuff!