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Book news, reviews, and musings 2 Dec 2010

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A new report examining the effectiveness of government subsidies in Aus publishing has been released.

Culture Mulcher discusses the changes at literary magazine Meanjin.

Barnes & Noble is digging deep to support its ebook habit.

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Kathi Appelt talks to author Jeanette Ingold.

Lauren at 365 days of reader interviews Personal Demons author Lisa Desrochers

Seven Impossible Things interviews Cynthia Leitich Smith.


We review Six, a harrowing YA novel from Australian author Karen Tayleur.

Boing Boing looks at Too Far Gone by Robert Kirkman and co.

Chicklit Plus reviews Well Read and Dead by Catherine OConnell.


Des Hunt muses on storylines.

John Coulthart revisits Charles Meryon.

The NYT says that 2011 will be a year to watch for magazine publishing.

Just for fun

This gives sentence diagramming a whole new meaning.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, George Saunders!

Quote of the day

People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories. Chinua Achebe

Beautiful book cover of the day:

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  1. Hey! Thanks for the link to my interview with Jeanette. Isnt she amazing?