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Writers Star in 'The Magician's Land' Book Trailer - Posted July 8, 2014
Writer Lev Grossman turned to crowdsourcing to create the book trailer for the third and final installment of the Magicians trilogy. The video embedded above features American Gods writer Neil Ga... [GalleyCat]

Gary Shteyngart & Laurie Halse Anderson Get Booked - Posted January 20, 2014
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. Au... [AllTwitter]

To Stand Out On Crowded Shelves, Book Publicity Gets Creative - Posted January 8, 2014
Book PRs are pulling out all the stops to appeal to readers as well as a segment of the population that often needs a warning and a darned good reason to settle in for a #longread. Book publicity is going further than parties, comp copies and reviews nowadays. An award-winning writer (for... [AgencySpy]

To Stand Out On Crowded Shelves, Book Publicity Gets Creative - Posted January 8, 2014
Book PRs are pulling out all the stops to appeal to readers as well as a segment of the population that often needs a warning and a darned good reason to settle in for a #longread. Book publicity is going further than parties, comp copies and reviews nowadays. An award-winning writer (for... [PRNewser]

Gary Shteyngart & James Franco Play a Married Couple in the 'Little Failure' Book Trailer - Posted December 13, 2013
Have you ever imagined bestselling author Gary Shteyngart and Academy Award-nominated actor James Franco as a married couple? In a book trailer promoting Shteyngart's forthcoming memoir, Little Failure, viewers will see the two men in matching pink bathrobes discussing the title of Shteyngart's ne... [AllTwitter]

Morning Reading List 07.10.13. - Posted July 10, 2013
A fun day to be a Capitol Hill intern -- As Republican congressmen prepared for a press conference about student loan rates, they knew they needed something to drive home their point and not bore everyone. So, as Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

You Can Read The New York Times on Google Glass - Posted April 26, 2013
Would you read the news every morning on a pair of Google glasses? The New York Times has released a Google Glass app, bringing news reading to the eyewear-based computer. It's hard to imagine reading in this radically different format, but it could be the future. ... [GalleyCat]

Gary Shteyngart To Get Google Glass - Posted April 5, 2013
Oh my god, I've been chosen to be of the advanced nerds who will wear the new Google Glass apparat! -- Gary Shteyngart (@Shteyngart) March 27, 2013   Novelist Gary Shteyngart was one of the people tapped for a trial of Google Glass, giving the satirist a chance to explore a technology straight out... [GalleyCat]

Gary Shteyngart Gets Book Blurb Documentary - Posted January 4, 2013
Journalist Edward Champion has released "Shteyngart Blurbs," a short documentary looking at the life and book blurbs of Gary Shteyngart (along with the history of blurbs). We've embedded the complete film above, including cameos from some great writers, ... [GalleyCat]

Gary Shteyngart: The Man, the Myth, the Blurbs - Posted January 4, 2013
Gary Shteyngart burst onto the literary scene in 2002 with The Russian Debutante's Handbook, his sublimely hilarious tale of one Vladimir Girshkin, "the immigrant's immigrant, the expatriate's expatriate, enduring victim of every practical joke the late twentieth century had to offer and an unlikely hero for our times." The decade hence... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Gary Shteyngart Joins Giller Prize Jury - Posted March 5, 2012
Today the organizers of the Scotiabank Giller Prize revealed that Gary Shteyngart had joined the three-person jury for the 2012 prize. The satirist posted on Twitter: "CanLit authors, please suck up to me!" ... [GalleyCat]

Five Sale Books For Your Holiday Reading - Posted July 1, 2011
Are you getting ready for a big July 4th trip and need something to read on the cheap? We've put together a list of books that are on sale this week for your holiday reading enjoyment. The list includes titles for grownups and kids. If you are looking for book apps, over... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Howe Relaunches One Book, One Twitter as 1book140 - Posted May 25, 2011
Jeff Howe has partnered with The Atlantic to relaunch the online book club, One Book, One Twitter. Howe explained in ... [GalleyCat]

Writers Rally To Support Novelist Charles Bock & His Family - Posted December 22, 2010
In February, a team of writers will throw ... [semanticweb.com]

Writers Rally To Support Novelist Charles Bock & His Family - Posted December 22, 2010
In February, a team of writers will throw ... [GalleyCat]

James Franco on Reading 'Howl' Out Loud - Posted December 22, 2010
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Ron Charles Reviews 5 Fiction Books in 5 Minutes - Posted November 10, 2010
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Why the Internet Won't Ruin Literary Culture - Posted July 19, 2010
In a NY Times interview over the weekend, novelist Gary Shteyngart quipped, "I don't know how to read anymore. I can only read 20 or 30 words at a time before taking out my iPhone and caressing it and snugg... [GalleyCat]

James Franco Cameo in Gary Shteyngart Book Trailer - Posted July 8, 2010
Author and actor ... [GalleyCat]

Gary Shteyngart Creates eBook Dystopia - Posted June 14, 2010
Last week's issue of the New Yorker was loaded with dystopian fiction. In his New Yorker story this week, "Lenny Hearts Eunice... [GalleyCat]

Who Spiked the Water at 1745 Broadway? - Posted June 11, 2007
It's been a very strange week for the world's largest publishing company. First we had Wednesday's surprise announcement that Crown svp and publisher Steve Ross would be moving to Collins, with ... [GalleyCat]

Scene @ Granta Young Novelists Party - Posted April 25, 2007
Typically, relying on a cameraphone to convey the joie de vivre at Cafe Loup last night after nine of Granta's Best Young American Novelists read and spoke about their work at the New School's Tishman Auditorium leads to blurry, non-specific photographs like the one to the left. But even if the... [GalleyCat]

Meet your Granta Best of Young American Novelists - Posted March 2, 2007
Granta announced its second-ever list of Best of Young American Novelists, comprised of 21 American-based authors aged 35 and under. And what's immediately apparent, just as with the first list published back in 1996, is how many of them, um, haven't published novels yet. Which isn't to say it isn't a... [GalleyCat]

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