A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: Palin, Book 2; Ellis Interviewed; Does Poetry Matter?; Tyra Banks, Novelist; Books Banned in Tehran.

Palin Returns
Her second book, a collection of readings and profiles called America By Heart, will be published November 23. From The NYT.

Brett Easton Ellis Interviewed
An an interview with Ellis in advance of his next novel. From Vice.

Does Poetry Matter?

Gregory Cowles of the NYTBR wonders.

Tyra Banks, Novelist

The model and talk show host will publish the first novel of a three book series in summer 2011. Press release.

Books Banned at Tehran Book Fair

Forbidden subjects include Zen and The Holocaust. From HuffPo.