Private: Media focus

A. J. Jacobs, an editor at Esquire, has another year to finish writing his forthcoming “book for Simon & Schuster based on his experiences reading the Encyclopedia Britannica cover to cover” but he’s already landed an monthly gig talking about it on NPR. (Via Karen Templer at Readerville.)

And because I can’t give it a rest, apparently, here are handy links to the last Laura Miller controversy, which exploded after her review of Caleb Carr’s The Lessons of Terror.