The US industry blog GalleyCat has been paying an almost Guardianesque level of attention to Twitter of late, and just now that has yielded two good stories: on Bret Easton Ellis, 140-character reviewer; and on Susan Orlean, accidental starter of fights.

Benjamin Kunkel of n+1 considers the effect of the internet on literary sensibility – specifically, perhaps, his literary sensibility. Andrew Seal at Conversational Reading offers a good rejoinder that may read between the lines a little too much.

As his own frighteningly intelligent blog gives birth to a book, Owen Hatherley gives an interview to ReadySteadyBook that might, in part, also serve as an answer to Kunkel. Les mer: