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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 19 September 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 19 September 2011

The Childrens Authors Who Broke The Rules'

A film is being made of Cloud Atlas'

Metropolitan Etiquette Authority Posts New Signs Around New York City: Workable Art'

Lord of the Flies: can you judge a book by its cover?'

Time travel saga The History Keepers could be the next Harry Potter-style blockbuster'

A sample from Raimond Gaitas new book After Romulus'

Free Ebooks Do They Get Read?

E-books push deeper into interactive territory'

E-books pose problem for the underside of the digital divide'

Kenneth Oppel discussing Frankenstein'

A 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'iPad/Kindle 'Case '

The German Solution: Saving Books by Keeping Them Expensive

An interview with Booker shortlist author Carol Birch in the Guardian'

Residents in Melbournes south-east must drive for an hour to be able to buy a book off shelf

Interview with Gretchen McNeil, debut author of Possess'

The Age Short Story Competition is now accepting entries

Interview with Michael Ondaatje.

'I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.' -William Lyon Phelps