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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 14 September 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 14 September 2011

Scholastic: What are the essential reads in dystopian YA?''Heres my (not very comprehensive) list.

An attorney answers questions about the use of lyrics in a novel:'

Opening a Bookstore Tip # 1

Interesting take on a digital success from the Friday Projects publisher, Scott Pack'

Interesting comments on news of Australian Literary Review closure -'

Banned, Burned, Seized and Censoredan exhibit in Austin

The art of blurb writing

Rethinking the Textbook'

Discover spec fic from Miranda July, Aimee Bender & more in Tin Houses Fantastic Women:'

The Book Booth, Americas Smallest Library, Opens For Business'

Readings to stock Random House Australia ebooks

To Kill a Mockingbird voted UKs best-loved book'

John Stevens shares Some Musings on the Cultural Work and Significance of the Hugo Awards:'

A look at some of the best-known Dracula movie adaptations. Do you have a favorite?

Librarians After Hours Survey: Are Librarians different from other professionals?'

The Borders (USA) store closing schedule has been updated for the last time. All stores will be Closed by

The New Scientist bloggers ran a photo contest w/ the theme Words. Here are the submissions:'

Science Fiction and Fantasy YA novels with Major LGBTQ characters'

Top 10 Alcohol-Fueled Novels, courtesy of Vintage Anchor:'


Book Review: Love, Honour and O'Brien by Jennifer Rowe

We're running a giveaway courtesy of 40K books.'It's open to all, so stop by!

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