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Behind the Scenes at the NYT Book Review

9780743578196.jpgAs you shuffle home from a long day surfing the literary Internets, here are a few publishing links to ponder…

NY Times Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus interviewed at Oxford American: “The most unexpected dimension of my job has been the online component.”

Jezebel takes a look at a cute moment between author Sarah Vowell and Jon Stewart.

Having a hard time balancing your day-job and writing life? The Millions has a heartfelt essay about the struggle.

Finally, a NSFW Electric Literature video animates a single sentence by Diana Wagman.

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