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Agent Kate Lee on Microblogging Books

catswho2.jpgICM agent Kate Lee is scouting sites like Twitter for book deals, and today revealed some insight into her process.

During to a recent Daily Beast piece about “Twitterature,” the blog-friendly agent talked about why she landed a deal for the microblog site, Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves–a deal GalleyCat covered last month.

Lee explained what attracted her to the pithy posts about pets: “There was something human and universal behind how we all treat our pets … From the more practical perspective, these pet books sell like mad.”

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