Terrible Ideas

There’s a new Bowdlerized edition of Huckleberry Finn.

James Franco thinks he can adapt Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian.

Snooki is a novelist.

James Frey tops The Guardian’s “Best Books of 2011” list.

Also, Frey’s MFA fiction factory scam is landing the guy movie deals.

Clarence Thomas’s ex to publish a “sexually driven” memoir.