The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes wins the 2011 Man Booker Prize. (Link to Kevin from Canada who has a great review and further links.)
“Broken Kingdom: Fifty Years of The Phantom Tollbooth” (The New Yorker)
“Where good fiction comes from” (Kottke.org) With links to reviews of Eugenides’s latest.
Another Eugenides review, this one by Lydia Kiesling. (The Millions)
“A Jewish Writer in America” (The New York Review of Books) (Taken from a lecture by Saul Bellow originally given in 1988.)