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France’s Bernard Pivot: A Lifetime of Literature

Bernard Pivot (Photo: AFP Alain Jocard)

Bernard Pivot is the new president of the Académie Goncourt, a perfect role for ‘the best informed man on what is happening today in the world of books in France and even abroad.’

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Is 2014 the “Year of Reading Women?”


Several campaigns have started this year to encourage readers to pickup and appreciate more books by women writers.

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#TwitterFiction Fest 2014: A Celebration of Storytelling

Twitter Fan fiction festival

Dozens of top authors will join the #TwitterFiction Festival, March 12-16, and will take on the challenge of story-telling in 140 characters.

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Hi, I Reviewed Your Book! A Twitter Guide

David Duhr, our Virgil through the quasi-hell that is the AWP

Is it appropriate to include an author’s twitter handle when tweeting a review of said author’s book? David Duhr investigates and critics weigh in.

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Issues on the Ether: Lists of Books…and Biases?

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This week’s #EtherIssue with Porter Anderson looks at gender perceptions in book and author promotions, as well as year-end lists. Live Twitter chat Dec. 11 at 11 am EST.

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Hashtags to Use and Follow This Week at The Frankfurt Book Fair


Whether following from abroad or tweeting from the conferences, here are the essential hashtags for The Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Twitter Reactions to Bezos’ Purchase of Washington Post

Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon

The news that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington post newspaper turned an average day on Twitter into an explosion of disbelief and Amazon jokes.

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Zimmerman Jury Member’s Book Deal Killed by Twitter

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Upset by the ‘not guilty’ verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial, one Twitter user started a campaign that ended Martin Literary Agency’s representation of Juror B37′s planned book.

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9 Tips from BEA’s Twitter for Publishing Master Class

Cindy Ratzlaff

Twitter takes practice. Cindy Ratzlaff, @BrandYou, shares her master class tips for publishers who want to promote themselves and their books on Twitter.

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Jeffrey Yamaguchi, Director of Digital Marketing at Abrams, Tweets about Advertising

Jeffrey Yamaguchi, Director of Digital Marketing, Abrams

From native advertising and creative content campaigns to banner and print ads, Abrams’ Jeffrey Yamaguchi tweets with @pubperspectives about the latest in book advertising.

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