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Will Self on the death of the novel; Diane Keaton’s favorite books; a digital campaign for diversity in literature; and other news.
A start-up based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, aims to change the face of digital publishing through a writing-based social media tool.
A digital publisher reinvents itself as a library of short-form works.
Bear Grylls to pen thrillers; “ambush poetry” in Las Vegas; the trouble with labeling women’s writing; and other news.
An Orlando-based bookstore goes local; Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers in comics; Urban Dictionary’s take on Virginia Woolf; and other news.
Salman Rushdie examines Gabriel García Márquez’s magic realism; ZYZZYVA’s one hundredth issue; Charlotte Brontë’s Google doodle; and other news.
A new app for remembering great ideas; a posthumous story collection by Maeve Binchy; meals from classic literature; and other news.
Novelist Eleanor Catton on writing strategies; why science fiction should be taken seriously; from blog to book; and other news.
Green Apple Books saves a San Francisco video store; revisiting the Salman Rushdie fatwa; modeling small businesses after independent booksellers; and other news.