Lit randomness: Salinger screw-up, Anne LaMott, Billy Lombardo

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All the indie lit world is at the SXSW of books this week–the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference.

There will be backslapping. There will be high-fiving. There will be debates about the difference between a long chapbook and a short novella.

But here are some other things going on:

This man screwed up Salinger's last book: At NY Mag.

20 questions with Anne LaMott: At PopMatters.

How paperbacks changed literature: At Smithsonian (h/t HTML Giant)

Hobart's sweet baseball issue is out. Here's an interview with Billy Lombardo, who wrote a book about a switch pitcher.

Michael Kimball interviews Dawn Raffel, author of Further Adventures in the Restless Universe: At The Faster Times.