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Book news, reviews, and musings 15 Nov 2010

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Are you a Melburnian? Collins Books Werribee is doing a shout-out for guests at their 2 Dec book chat. Ill be there (hopefully thats a good thing!)

AusLit is challenging writers to pair up to write an epistolary novel.

Have social media killed photojournalism? The Age reports.

Jame Frey steps back into the fray by creating a publishing company intent on churning out the next Twilight.

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Fabulous author Cynthia Leitich Smith, whose interviews with other authors we frequently feature, gets interviewed herself.

Locus interviews Mercedes Lackey.


Just Your Typical Book Blog reviews Crash into Me by Albert Borris.

Harry Markov at Temple Library Reviews reviews Lovecrafts'The Case of Dexter Ward.

Id So Rather be Reading reviews White Cat by Holly Black.


Adam at Roofbeam Reader talks American Psycho and censorship.

Larry at OfBlog reflects on reviewing and literary criticism.

The Mystery Lovers Kitchen features authors and recipes on a regular basis. This weeks one is great for all the Americans out there who are preparing for Thanksgiving.

Just for fun

Check out these breathtaking book sculptures.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, JG Ballard!

Quote of the day

Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises. Gunter Grass

Beautiful book cover of the day:

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  1. Yum, that cover makes me hungry! ;)

  2. Stephanie /

    Ha! I remember getting those in lolly bags at birthday parties. :)

  3. Ill be at the Collins Werribee event too! Although I am bit nervous about it already!

  4. Stephanie /

    Oh, itll be lovely to meet you, Marg. :) Im sure youll be fine! We can both just smile and nod heaps.

  5. Not sure smile and nod works for radio! ;-)

  6. Stephanie /

    How about meaningful silences? :)

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