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Open letter from Authors United charges Amazon with 'selective retaliation' in Hachette dispute fw.to/CZMaC7d
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Gillian Anderson's first book, a supernatural thriller, is coming lat.ms/1oluKJ9
Lev Grossman's 'The Magician's Land' closes the book lat.ms/1smYMLR
More than 900 authors sign angry, open letter to Amazon lat.ms/1smGFpf
Joshua Wolf Shenk argues for the dynamism of duos in 'Powers of Two' lat.ms/1okvJt4
Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery lat.ms/1sm1ZLJ
If you're a book jacket lover, chances are Peter Mendelsund designed some of your favorites. He chats about new books lat.ms/1p8hGa3
Madeline L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally get to the movies, via 'Frozen' writer, co-director Jennifer Lee lat.ms/1pXsYdM
'If I Stay' tops bestseller lists, thanks to upcoming film ...@paperhaus reports fw.to/AePCYsg
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Emmy Rossum, Emma Watson ....Donna Tartt: All on Vanity Fair's best-dressed list fw.to/SPdo11b
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'If I Stay' tops bestseller lists, thanks to upcoming film lat.ms/1shXpy0
Donna Tartt makes Vanity Fair's best-dressed list lat.ms/1sh2Ddc
George R.R. Martin to re-issue his children's book 'The Ice Dragon' @paperhaus explains it all for you fw.to/S7t676k
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Madeline L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie lat.ms/1ofYTtk
George R.R. Martin to re-issue his children's book 'The Ice Dragon' lat.ms/1ofrTkQ
A young writer's blog from Gaza: missiles and phone calls from the Israeli Defense Forces lat.ms/1sbOSN0
If all you know of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' is the movie, John Burningham's original art is a revelation lat.ms/1tTvjgt
Peter @mendelsund talks to @jc_gabel about design great book jackets, mistakes, inspiration & his 2 new books lat.ms/1p8hGa3
Charles Fleming on vintage Hollywood and his novel 'The Studio Kill' lat.ms/1sc04t4
Celebrating 50 years of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' lat.ms/1sbyBYk
Q&A with book jacket designer Peter @mendelsund about inspiration, mistakes, anxiety and his two new books fw.to/kgvXuuR
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A young writer's blog from Gaza: missiles and phone calls from the Israeli Defense Forces fw.to/qPfTWQb
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Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain — really lat.ms/1sbdvJD
Writing as bombs fall, in both Gaza and Tel Aviv lat.ms/1oc4IYK
This ebook pricing explainer in @latimesbooks is everything we screech at each other, but in public and sane. latimes.com/books/jacketco…
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The summer of the anti-Hillary Clinton books rolls on .... @TobarWriter reports fw.to/8M5szye
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Peter Mendelsund on reading, cover design and his own new books lat.ms/1ob5Fke
Book buyers buy books because they want to read books, not play Candy Crush. - @paperhaus on Amazon & $9.99 e-books lat.ms/1ltMopo
In writing, we are looking for less closure than a kind of uncertainty. - @davidulin on Carl Phillips lat.ms/1ugx1pD
Four new books for 'anti-Hillary' summer reading lat.ms/1tPrCZ2
Amazon says publishers will sell more e-books if they only cost $9.99. But what if ALL e-books cost $9.99? lat.ms/1ltMopo
"What if I treated it like it was Shakespeare?" Vin Diesel to @latimes on his epic @Guardians line #IAmGroot lat.ms/1pzKeZ6
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How did this end up by the side of the road in the hills? My story brain whirs. #mydayinla pic.twitter.com/7jqAueb8nU
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I miss copy editors: Opened my new issue of Family Handyman mag to see lede on mouse-trapping story use "grizzly" when they meant "grisly."
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'The Art of Daring' is a writer's (and a reader's) manifesto, a testament to the importance of taking risks lat.ms/1ugx1pD
True or false: Dropping e-book prices to $9.99 will sell 1.74 times as many books? lat.ms/1ltMopo
Sony to cease production of its e-reader, reports say lat.ms/1olUoZo
@latimesbooks lower prices drive sales, but only if it's a real bargain. $9 probably isn't low enough. It's cheaper, not cheap.
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Amazon says e-books should be $9.99. Do their numbers add up? latimes.com/books/jacketco…
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The summer of the anti-Hillary Clinton books rolls on lat.ms/1o88DWy
What Amazon's e-book numbers are and aren't telling you lat.ms/1s6EZQy
Chris Weitz on switching from movies to writing new #YA novel, 'The Young World.' Guess which is a lonelier pursuit? lat.ms/1ALUUd2
Carl Phillips' 'The Art of Daring' celebrates literature as risk lat.ms/1o7oQLB
Ray Johnson would have loved the mishaps caused by auto-correct. @SharonMizota looks at 2 newly-published books lat.ms/1tOhoYT
Yelena Akhtiorskaya brings hyper-caffeinated intensity and fresh female voice to debut novel 'Panic in a Suitcase' lat.ms/1pzgfRc
Hampton Sides finds a frozen heart of darkness in his arctic epic 'In the Kingdom of Ice' lat.ms/1ljKFTg
Sony to cease production of its e-reader, reports say lat.ms/1o6oAMN
Are you a book hoarder? There's a Japanese word for that. lat.ms/1sZmxwX
Chris Weitz talks about his YA novel, 'The Young World' fw.to/yPVfeOR
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