... Richard DiDio considers two views of everybody's favorite genius: On Einstein's genius, fame, love and lust.
... Mark Sarvas has mixed feeling about Steven Hall's The Raw Shark Texts: It might be better in the movie version.
... Katie Haegele talks to the Blooker winner: Iraq War blogger wins online publisher's inaugural book award.
... Carlin Romano considers Gao Xingjian and The Case for Literature: Chinese laureate a literary Olympian.
... St. John Barned-Smith has reservations about Jonathan Santlofer's Anatomy of Fear: Imperfectly drawn novel about artists.
... Sandy Bauers listens to Aryn Kyle's debut: Novel of a family's harsh desert life is flawed but powerful.
... and Dan DeLuca looks at an oral history of Warren Zevon's life and times: The delightful and difficult Mr. Zevon.
Note: In what is becoming a regular feature, one item on the book page - John Freeman's Q&A with Steven Hall - hasn't made it online yet. Once it does, I'll link to it.