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• From the Department of "What the Hell?" comes word that not only did Dave Eggers write the screenplay for the forthcoming Where the Wild Things Are film, based on the classic children's book by Maurice Sendak, but he is also writing an adult novel based on the story. Publisher Dan Halpern from ECCO thinks "it's going to be his biggest book. I think it's going to be huge." Um, famous last words?

Touch and Go, the long-awaited memoir by Studs Terkel is now in stores, and the LA Times has a review.

• Philip Roth is profiled and his new book, Exit Ghost, is reviewed at the Christian Science Monitor and the Denver Post.

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