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Book news, reviews, and musings 17 Dec 2010

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News and features

Author Ruth Park has died.

Novelist Paulo Coelho is the second most influential person on twitter, says'Forbes.

A lost Roald Dahl manuscript has been sold on eBay.

Melissa George will head the cast of the film adaptation of Christos Tsiolkass The Slap.

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Paige Loves Books chats to author Kate Holden

Adventures in Sci Fi publishing interviews Dave Farland.


We review The Grown-Ups by Victoria Glendinning. Its a superb readdo pick it up.

Book Couture reviews City of Bones by Cassandra Clare.

Michelle at Book to the Future reviews The Great Gatsby by the equally great F Scott Fitzgerald


The Nervous Breakdown muses on the 10 craziest practices of the book world.

Hazel Edwards muses on co-writing.

Margo Rabb talks YA, cross-over fiction, and book marketing.

Just for fun

Flavorwire gives us 10 artists who use books as their preferred medium.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, 'Penelope Fitzgerald and William Safire.

Quote of the day

Actually ideas are everywhere. Its the paperwork, that is, sitting down and thinking them into a coherent story, trying to find just the right words, that can and usually does get to be labour Fred Saberhagen

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  1. Thank you for posting my interview with David Farland!

  2. I liked the 10 craziest practices article a lot of good points I agree with!

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