This Week in the Literary World

  • “Michael Lewis, who wrote the best-seller The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine about the mortgage meltdown, has become the target of a lawsuit by an asset manager he wrote about in the book.” [via Advisor One]
  • “Getting a handle on naming characters”: The right name can bring a fictional person into focus, but finding the right one is an curiously tricky business. [via The Guardian]
  • Who is Brad Meltzer’s first reader? Which Agatha Christie novel did he read when he was young?  [Interview with Brad Meltzer via Bookslut]
  • Did you know World Book Day/Night is coming up? [via Londonist]
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