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Joel and the Giant Algorithm

Now the literary gatekeeper is a few thousand lines of code. Continue reading

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Perhaps the company from Seattle will buy the company from New York and become Amazon Penguin.

The Book War that Authors Already Lost

Amazon’s power move on Hachette is hardly unprecedented in the world of publishing, J.E. Fishman reports. Also not new: writers getting screwed. Continue reading

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The Light Easier to Find

Litsa Dremousis confronts middle age. And wins. Continue reading

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The Horrors of Self-Promotion

Naked author Polaroids. Live! Nude! Fully exposed! Please tip your server. Continue reading

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Read My Finger: How Not To Get Published

Sean Beaudoin exposes the underbelly of the Manhattan publishing elite so thoroughly that Upton Sinclair’s estate threatens a lawsuit. Continue reading

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The Last 25 Shades of Grey

In which Alex Clark gives you the second half of EL James’ book, so you don’t have to read the not-so-dramatic conclusion yourself. Continue reading

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Edith Sitwell and the Grand Gesture

In which Lauren Cerand explores the meaning of what we say and how we say it. Continue reading

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