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Adam Smith sees his stock rise fast

The Washington Post – 2013-05-31

As the Great Recovery continues to lumber along, everyone in Washington is bickering over the legacy of John Maynard Keynes, but a much older economist has jumped onto our bestseller list: Adam Smith. "The Wealth of Nations" -- first published in...
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Why Did the Word “Paperback” Precede “Hardback” by 100 Years?

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-18

Why did the word 'paperback' appear one hundred years earlier than 'hardback,' when hardbacks had been around much longer?
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Twitter fiction: Victoria Hislop

Guardian – 2013-06-22

The novelist takes up our Twitter-based challenge to come up with a story in 140 characters or fewerWhen he got home that night his wife had gone. In her place was a younger unlined woman with a voice that reminded him of someone he'd...
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Hot choices for reading in summer 2013

SacBee – 2013-06-10

Whether you're on summer vacation or "staycation," a good book (or three or five) is a fine companion – hardback, paperback or digital.
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A book critic's night on the town

The Washington Post – 2013-06-28

Last year, I met a woman on the Metro. She was sitting next to me reading a paperback copy of Lauren Groff's "Arcadia." If you're a book critic, you watch what people are reading in terms of your own survival. When the subway is full of riders...
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Jennifer Miller begins record-breaking month of book-club visits

The Washington Post – 2013-07-01

The heat may be slowing you down, but not Washington-born novelist Jennifer Miller. Today marks the start of her crazy-sounding plan to promote the paperback edition of her debut novel, "The Year of the Gadfly": She'll attempt to visit 100 book...
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Dame Gail Rebuck to chair Penguin Random House UK

Guardian – 2013-07-03

Top book publisher to take strategic role as Victoria Barnsley, chief executive of rival HarperCollins, announces her departureDame Gail Rebuck is to crown 23 years running Britain's largest book publisher by taking the role of chairman of the UK...
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Robin Burcell novels draw on her experience as a Lodi cop

SacBee – 2013-07-21

Robin Burcell knows plenty about how cops work, having invested 26 years in a law enforcement career, retiring in 2009. Of course, the protagonists in her two mass-market paperback series of mystery-thriller novels know just as much. Author...
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Digital fiction to overtake paperbacks in 2014, says Nielsen

The Bookseller – 2013-07-24

Nielsen is predicting that fiction e-books will overtake sales of fiction paperbacks, but not...
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Plot thickens for authors as Penguin and Random House merger creates £2.6bn powerhouse

Guardian – 2013-07-28

The new Penguin Random House will control a quarter of world book publishing, and this has many in the industry, from writers and agents to smaller publishers, worriedThis year's longlist for the Man Booker prize drew the usual gripes about star...
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Zealot by Reza Aslan rushed into print after Fox News controversy

Guardian – 2013-07-31

Saqi books in UK brings forward publication following US interview where author was asked why a Muslim would write a book about ChristianityA small UK press has found itself in possession of a much hotter publishing property than it had imagined,...
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Once again, J.K. Rowling tops hardback and paperback bestseller lists

The Washington Post – 2013-08-01

J.K. Rowling still has that old magic. As she did back in the "Harry Potter" days, the British writer will appear atop two of our bestseller lists on Sunday: "The Casual Vacancy," her first novel for adults, originally published in September 2012,...
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Two J.K. Rowling books top the bestsellers lists this week

The Washington Post – 2013-08-03

PAPERBACK Fiction 1. THE CASUAL VACANCY (Little, Brown, $18). By J.K. Rowling. A local election tears apart an idyllic English town. [1] Read full article >>    
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Mass-Market Marathon

Slate – 2013-08-05

This afternoon, I start Grendel, John Gardner’s 1971 novel telling the story of Beowulf’s first great opponent from the monster’s point of view. The version I’ve got is identical to the one I read in Modern Literature my junior year in high...
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In Praise of Pulp Novels

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-06

Avid reader and Slate book editor Dan Kois spent a week at the beach doing the one thing literary types regularly deny wanting to do: laying out in the sun with a pile of cheap pulp novels. You know, the trashy paperbacks with lurid covers and...
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Ebooks v. Cigarettes

Salon.com – 2013-08-12

How would George Orwell, calculate his modern day expenses in the post paperback age?
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Read 12 Pages of the Swashbuckling Comic Adventures of Delilah Dirk

Wired – 2013-08-14

Tony Cliff's Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant has been delighting audiences online for years?garnering three Eisner nominations in the process?and at the end of August, it hits print as a 168-page full-color paperback from publisher First...
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'Harry Potter' new covers will grace trade paperback versions as of Aug. 27

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-15

The new 'Harry Potter' covers, by artist and writer Kazu Kibuishi, were created to honor the 15th anniversary of the US publication of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.'
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Pulp The Classics: 5 Pulp Versions Of Classic Novels

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-04

We absolutely love the Pulp! the Classics series that IPG is debuting in the U.S. this month ("Pride & Prejudice," "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and "Robinson Crusoe" come this month, the other two come out in November). They take classic books...
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Publishers Weekly Bestsellers: The Week's Hottest Reads

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-06

-- Week ending September 1st, 2013, powered by Nielsen BookScan. Copyright 2013 The Nielsen Company. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) 2. "How the Light Gets In" by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 3....
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