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Book news, reviews, and musings 30 Nov 2010

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Independent childrens publisher Black Dog Books is having a 50% off Christmas sale for all newsletter subscribers.

A new writing school is set to launch in Sydney.

The Bad Sex in Fiction prize has been awarded.

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Literary Minded interviews book trailer expert Paul Murphy.

Joshua Chaplinsky interviews Anne Rice.


We review The Empress of Ice Cream by Anthony Capella.

Nishita reviews Bala Takes the Plunge by Melvin Durai

Tiny Library'reviews Small Island by Andrea Levy.

Kids Book Review reviews I Dont Believe in Dragons by Anna Walker.


Cute Monster muses on comic book literacies.

Over at The Guardian, several authors muse on their favourite literary translations.

Just for fun

Not necessarily book-related, but I quite liked this stencil art website.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, Jonathan Swift and Mark Twain!

Quote of the day

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good. Samuel Johnson

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