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A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.

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Camille Rankine and Cornelius Eady

The third and final installment in a series of readings and discussions celebrating the tenth anniversary of the PSA Chapbook Fellowships, which are sponsored by the Poetry Society of America, features Camille Rankine, the 2010 fellowship recipient, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Cornelius Eady, who selected her for the honor.

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Tom Bissell

The author most recently of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (2010) and Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation (2012), as well as coauthor with Greg Sestero of The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, forthcoming in October, talks with the Los Angeles Review of Books at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California on April 21, 2013.

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Khaled Hosseini

The bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns talks about his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed, which was published last week by Riverhead Books. 

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Spelling and Grammar Refresher

Even writers, who work with this stuff all day, can benefit from a quick reminder: In this recent episode of the weekly show Mental Floss, host John Green looks at thirty-eight common spelling and grammar errors such as "stationery vs. stationary," "good vs. well" and "loose vs. lose."

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David Rakoff

Ira Glass, Calvin Trillin, and others are featured in this trailer for Rakoff's posthumous book, Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, a novel in verse forthcoming in July from Doubleday. One of the best and funniest essayists of our time, Rakoff died of cancer on August 9, 2012. He was forty-seven years old.

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W. S. Merwin

The poet and environmental activist talks about Thoreau's concept of "wildness" in this clip from "Even Though the Whole World Is Burning," a documentary-in-progress directed by Stefan Schaefer and produced by Williams Cole.

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Score That Job in Book Publishing

In this episode of Mediabistro TV's "Score That Job," career expert, author, and mediabistro editor Vicki Salemi sits down with Andrea Weinzimer of Hachette Book Group to get the inside dirt on what they’re looking for in a candidate.

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Maggie Shipstead

In this Single Sentence Animation from Electric Literature, Suneet Sethi animates the following sentence, from "Angel Lust" by Maggie Shipstead: "Her mascara, running down her smooth, downy cheeks, made her look like a tragic urchin, a child whore, Brooke Shields in Pretty Baby, Jodi Foster in Taxi Driver."

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Steve Erickson

"Most fiction is a sort of collaboration between experience and imagination," explains Steve Erickson, the author of several novels, including Tours of the Black Clock, The Sea Came in at Midnight, and Zeroville, in this video from Open Road Media. "At some point, a novel starts making its own choices." 

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Mary Roach

The author of Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, turns her attention in her new book, Gulp: Adventures in the Alimentary Canal, to a day in the life of bacteria in your gut.

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