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by dianna dilworth

Digital book publisher Readership wants to put the publishing decisions in the hands of readers. The site, which launched today, allows writers to upload excerpts of their work which can be voted on by the site’s community of readers, who ultimately...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Powell’s Books has teamed up with Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, to create a book recommendation platform curated by romance authors. The program is called \"Mutual Attractions,\" and includes four romance novel selections which...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The Jewish Book Council has revealed the finalists for the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. The winner will take home a $100,000 prize. The prize is given to contemporary writers that examine “Jewish life today and throughout the ages.” The...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Nick Bilton, author of the bestseller Hatching Twitter, has inked a deal with Portfolio, an imprint of the Penguin Group, to write a book about the deep web site Silk Road. The AP has the scoop: The book is currently untitled and no publication date...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Chinese authors have a tradition of using pen names, particularly when writing about controversial subjects. The government wants to put an end to this practice for authors publishing online. China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The End of the Tour, a biopic about author David Foster Wallace, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this week in Park City. James Ponsoldt’s film is based on David Lipsky’s piece Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself in Rolling Stone. The...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Haruki Murakami works on creative projects from 4am to noon. He spends the next hour exercising and the rest of the day on food/leisure until he goes to bed at 9pm. Maya Angelou wakes up at 5am and writes from about 6:30-3 and the rest of the day eating...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, January 26, 2015
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