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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 5 October 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 5 October 2011

Boomerang Books: Test our new book search tool and you could win a Sony Reader + $100 of eBooks

How to use a semi-colon

What Borders Left Behind'

What form is this thing going to be? Watch Cate Kennedy and Craig Sherborne talk poetry n prose at the Wheeler Centre'

i09 reveals trailer''for upcoming dystopian book Variant!'

CNN Tries to Catch On with Hunger Games'and Fails Miserably'

Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web'

First B&N Contact: Dear Borders Customer-'

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching'

Terrific interview with David Guterson (author of Snow Falling on Cedars)'

10 banned books that may surprise you

T. S. Eliot's letters describe his life in literary London and his unfortunate marriage.

Why American Novelists Don't Deserve the Nobel Prize'

Read Up On It: A Book'

Is great science fiction required to drive the visions of scientists forward?'

Awesome post on editing from Cat

Percy Jackson author planning book on Norse gods BusinessWeek''(see our Percy Jackson reviews here)

37 Reasons to Hit the Bookstore:'

What to do with a PhD in English'

Building a digital library, & issues therein, explained for the non-librarian (from Yale U Daily News):'

booktopia'wants to know: Do all Romance novels written today contain one or more sex scenes?


Recently on Read in a Single Sitting:

Book giveaway: Cardanica: a steampunk nightmare by Dario Tonani'(open to all!)

A roundup of book giveaways 2 October 2011'(because we want you to win stuff)

Read my review of Dolci di Love'over at Australian Women Online

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