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

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Nathalie Handal

Linda Källérus directed this video for the poem "Waltz of a Dream," from Nathalie Handal's latest collection Poet in Andalucia, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in January. The music is from "Take This Waltz" by Leonard Cohen.

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Bill Clegg

In this video from the Daily Beast, literary agent and author Bill Clegg, who was one of four agents featured on the cover of our July/August 2011 issue, talks about shame, recovery from drug addiction, and his new memoir, NInety Days: A Memoir of Recovery. When you're done watching the video, listen to an audio clip of Clegg reading an excerpt from the book.

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10,000 Hours

In the latest installment of his hilarious Failed Writer Series, Yuvi Zalkow applies to writing a concept he (thinks he) learned from Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers: It takes approximately ten thousand hours to master a particular craft. "Just focus on getting stuff written," he concludes, "and maybe not as much about achieving fame and fortune."

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Getting the Book Invented

This video by Gavin Edwards is one of the entries in an international competition, sponsored by The Literary Platform, for the best animation of a 1993 audio recording of the late British author Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) predicting the invention of the e-book.

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The Mansion of Happiness

This animated film by Vanessa Woods, with sound by Cheryl E. Leonard and Anka Draugelates, was inspired by The Mansion of Happiness, a poetry collection by Robin Ekiss published by the University of Georgia Press in 2009. Featuring original photograms and hundreds of nineteenth-century collage elements, it explores "the philosophical boundaries between myth and memory and between our inner and outer worlds."

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Weekend Ennui

Someone's been reading a little too much Sartre! Enjoy your obligatory cat Clip, in which a French feline articulates the pain of existence.

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Antitrust Lawsuit

In this video the Associated Press offers a summary of yesterday's announcement that the Justice Department is suing five major publishers and Apple on price-fixing charges. HarperCollins, Hachette, and Simon & Schuster settled the charges Wednesday, leaving Penguin, Macmillan, and Apple in what could be a protracted legal fight.

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Richard Ford

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter, Independence Day, and The Lay of the Land speaks about his new novel, Canada, to be published by Ecco next month.

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Unending

This video installation by Maria Korporal, featuring a poem by Daìta Martinez, is part of the collective show ANIMA-L-ARTE at Rome's Monte Soratte nature museum.

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The Poem of the Spanish Poet

This video, for Mark Strand's "The Poem of the Spanish Poet," was filmed in the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet’s New York City apartment and features animation by director and animation artist Juan Delcan.

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