• Congrats to Alice Munro for winning the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature! Over on Open Culture, they've compiled links to 12 of Munro's short stories that you can read online for free. Enjoy!

• The TODAY Show announced their next book club pick: Mad About the Boy, the new Bridget Jones caper that comes out next week. Will you be joining in?

• Did you know that Stephen King once worked as a janitor; Jack Kerouac, an exterminator; John Steinbeck, a fruit picker? Learn about more odd jobs of (in)famous writers over on Writer's Digest.

• Just when we thought we couldn't possibly love John Green any more than we already do, he gives us this.

• Finally, check out this nifty collection of original artwork used on iconic book covers over on the Publishers Weekly blog.

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