In the News section of Monday's issue, there are items on total sales at the nation’s three largest bookstore chains; and Warner Brothers’s takeover of DC Comics’s licensed publishing. The Retailing page offers a look at Chicagoland’s bookselling landscape, which has been hit hard by Borders’s financial troubles. There’s an interview with renowned science writer James Gleick, author of In The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, and our National Poetry Month package includes a feature on poetry and e-books, a piece on four poets with new or upcoming books to watch this spring, and a Why I Write essay by Kathleen Ossip. There’s a feature on spring and summer sports books and a Q&A with Albert Brooks, author of 2030. On the Soapbox page, grad students from the Center for Publishing at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies share their impressions of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.