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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 14 November 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 14 November 2011

RIASS stuff:

Enter our latest giveaways!'<' We're giving away a copy of'Forgotten'by Cat Patrick

RIASS has a Google+ page'('and a Facebook page, if you're not yet a member)

Interested in doing a guest post or interview on RIASS? Drop me a line at

Other Stuff:

Interview with Asias sexiest philosopher

The $6000 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets closes tomorrow'

Book Retailer Stocks Surge: Do Book Stores Have a Future in Your Portfolio? BAMM, BKS, IDG, BGPIQ : Small Stock Gems'

Jeffrey Eugenides talks about his rivalry with Jonathan Franzen

Publishing industry struggling with digital skills lag'

On the relationships between twins in romance novels'

Would You Let A Former Porn Star Read to Your Kids?

Top secrets of writing a memoir, summarised'from the recent National Book Critics Circle panel:'

Guest post from Australian childrens author Wendy Orr, creator of Nims Island

Author, Jody Hedlund: How to Keep Writing When the Honeymoon is Over'

On bad reviews:'

Interview with Ahmed Mourad.'

Anne Woodalls Exclusive Interview on Romance At Random + Giveaway'

Liu Xiaobo: new book lifts Chinas gag on jailed Nobel peace prizewinner'

Maisy Yates on writing short and the power of Twitter

Faversham, a medieval market town in England, has discovered it owns an original version of Magna Carta, rather than a copy.

Harlequin Books is giving away a set of the first 3 Royal House of Shadows Books on their Paranormal Romance Blog'

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