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Drones, paying writers, and drinking

Awards Eleanor Catton’s winning all the things this year. In addition to the Man Booker Prize, she’s also won The Governor General’s Award for Fiction for The Luminaries. Congratulations! Congratulations also to Katherena Vermette, winner of The Governor General’s Award … Continue reading

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Linkage: Chocolate, typefaces and time travel

Publishing & Publicity Want to sell more books? Research suggests infusing bookshops with the aroma of chocolate boosts sales. Perhaps this could be tried at book launches, too? Fond of a European typeface, but unsure how to say it? Fortunately,  … Continue reading

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Linkage: Alice Munro, gendered covers and cancelled subscriptions

Criticism & Reviews Christian Lorentzen dismisses Alice Munro in the London Review of Books, and Kyle Minor rises to her defence, criticising the critic and his method of approach. Books & Writing Port Magazine recently published a cover featuring six … Continue reading

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Linkage: Counts, Totally Hip, and Batman

Counted VIDA‘s 2012 count is in. This is the third year they’ve published the number of reviews and reviewers, and they’ve posted a three year comparison. The numbers don’t look good. Danielle Pafunda explains why the submission numbers don’t count, … Continue reading

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