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Best Science Fiction & 50 Shades of Infographic: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including free copies of the best science fiction of the year, an opportunity for unagented writers and LeVar Burton talking about Reading Rainbow (video embedded above).

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1. Read the Best Science Fiction of the Year

2. Harper Voyager to Accept Unagented Manuscripts for Two Weeks

3. The Economics of an Independent Bookstore

4. 50 Shades of Infographic

5. Tools for Outlining Your Novel

6. 15 Books That Make Us Feel Nostalgic

7. Literary Agent Allegedly Attacked by Writer

8. Bob Dylan Gets 10/1 Odds to Win Nobel Prize

9. Man Booker Shortlist Revealed

10. LeVar Burton: ‘We’re sacrificing our kids’

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