For fantasy writers, the first part of what looks like a long (and good) ongoing series.
For anyone in the slush pile, a interesting (and probably very accurate) look at the slush pile from the agent's perspective. Really helps you understand the importance of the query...
Douglas Adams is writing a book, despite being dead? Oh, wait, it's just fanfic.
What's a summer in the publishing world like without Harry Potter sales? Duh.