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

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Cameron's Books

"I think the funnest part of running a bookstore is treasure hunting...going through those boxes and coming up with hidden treasures," says Jeffrey Frase, owner of Cameron's Books, the second-oldest used-book store in Portland, Oregon. "It's just like being a kid again." Directors Jin Ryu and Yi-Fan Lu spent two months getting to know Frase before asking if they could film this five-minute documentary.

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What's Your Type?

Editors, designers, and other members of the Penguin team talk about their favorite fonts in this promotional video for Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield, published this month by Penguin imprint Gotham Books. Times New Roman, Comic Sans, Helvetica, Garamond? What does your favorite font say about you?

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Rin Tin Tin

Next week Simon & Schuster will publish Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean, the long-time staff writer at the New Yorker and author of seven books, including Saturday Night and The Orchid Thief. In her new book Orlean chronicles the life of the dog that was born on a battlefield in France in 1918 and became a movie star and international icon.

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Wuthering Heights

Much of Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Emily Brontë's 1847 novel Wuthering Heights was shot on a handheld camera. The movie, starring Kaya Scodelario and James Howson as Cathy and Heathcliff, will be released in the U.K. on November 11.

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Titos Patrikios

To film the documentary TITOS: A Poet in Precarious Balance, director Nikos Chrisikakis accompanied Titos Patrikios for eighteen months in the eighty-three-year-old poet's native Athens, Greece.

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The Day of the Locust

In November OR Books will publish Alive Inside the Wreck: A Biography of Nathanael West by Joe Woodward, a frequent contributor to the magazine who wrote "The Art of Reading Nathanael West: Simple Was His Pilgrimage and Brief" for the May/June 2007 issue. This is a clip from John Schlesinger's 1975 film adaptation of West's novel The Day of the Locust, starring Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton, Burgess Meredith, and Geraldine Page.

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The Angel of Duluth

Motionpoems.com brings Madelon Sprengnether's poem "The Angel of Duluth #2," from her 2006 collection, The Angel of Duluth (White Pine Press), to life.

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Haruki Murakami

1Q84, the eagerly anticipated tome by Haruki Murakami, will be published by Knopf next month. The image of the book at the end of this trailer doesn't do it justice: The novel is nearly 950 pages long.

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Monty Python's "Novel Writing"

In this sketch from Monty Python's 1973 album, "Matching Tie and Handkerchief," a crowd gathers to watch Thomas Hardy begin his latest novel, The Return of the Native, while an announcer provides a running commentary.

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"The Names"

Billy Collins, who was named the nation's poet laureate a few months before September 11, 2001, reads his poem "The Names" and talks with PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown about the impact of 9/11.

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