A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: Postumous Carlin; Edible Books; David Foster Wallace, Poet; What the iPad Can Do.

Postumous Carlin
A book of letters and writings by the late comedian George Carlin will bepublished next year.

Edible Books
Every year Seattle has an edible book festival, in which contributors try to come up with the best edible rendition of a book. Here's one contestant's ideas.

David Foster Wallace, Poet
Turns out Foster Wallace's earliest piece of writing was a poem...

What Your iPad Can Do

Bob Tedeschi, in the Times, looks at what your iPad can do, and delineates some of the interesting book apps publishers are selling.