While GalleyCat was buried under news about agency models, eBooks, and Amazon, the rest of the publishing world played April Fools’ Day gags. Here are a few of our favorites. Add links to your favorites in the comments section.
Blogger Edward Champion spotted a piece of literary news: “With both literary journals facing financial difficulties in a tough economy, incoming Paris Review editor Lorin Stein announced this morning that his quarterly would be merging with Granta to form a new publication called The Grantaris Review.”
Techland had mashup news: “Quirk Books, publisher of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, has announced another foray into the field of classic literature-classic horror mashups. The victim? Modernist titan James Joyce. In September Quirk will release A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Manticore.
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