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On the “Rediscovery” of Novelist John Williams

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The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose “Stoner” has become a surprise global bestseller.

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Exploring the Books Glimpsed in Interstellar Movie

A bookshelf glimpsed in Interstellar

The Internet is alive with book lists and speculation over the books seen in the movie, Interstellar. Here are some possible explanations for what appears.

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Ursula K. Le Guin on Profiteers vs. Publishers

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On winning the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Ursula K. Le Guin called on authors to remember the art of writing, not just the commercial value.

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Int’l Voices, NBA Authors Star at Miami Book Fair

German author Daniel Kehlmann at the Miami Book Fair

The Miami Book Fair featured numerous international voices — from Haiti to Germany — as well as all of the 2014 National Book Award winners and finalists.

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National Readathon Day on January 24th!

National Readathon Day

National Readathon Day encourages readers to sit with a book on Saturday, January 24th to help raise money for literacy efforts in the United States.

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5 Tips for Editing Literary Works in Translation

GBO Translation Panel, from left to right: Ed Nawotka, Edwin Frank, Susan Bernofsky, tk and tk.

Three top US book editors and one translator share their top tips for working with and editing literary translations.

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Hollywood L.I.T.: Taking Your Story to the Silver Screen

HLIT 2014 headliner Anthony McCarten

At the Hollywood L.I.T. Retreat producers, filmmakers and more shared inspiration for building a career and getting your story to the silver screen.

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November 2014 Top Self-published Book Reviews from BlueInk Review

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The November 2014 selection of self-published book reviews from BlueInk Review includes paranormal fiction, young adult fiction, self-help and health.

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Where Fashion Meets Books

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Fashion brand Club Monaco has enlisted The Strand bookstore to decorate its flagship store with books, creating a store-within-a-store.

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BookMachine Brings Together Veterans from Planet Startup

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BookMachine convened pros in New York for a public forum to talk about how a writer can navigate the maze of ebook publishing, self-published or otherwise.

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