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Haruki Murakami on Spotify, Worst Sentence of the Year & Man Booker Samples: Top Publishing Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, we’ve collected the ten most  popular publishing stories of the week–ranging from a Haruki Murakami Spotify playlist to the worst sentence of 2011 to sinking hardcover sales.

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1. Sue Fondrie Has Written the Worst Sentence of 2011
2. Spotify Playlists for Writers: Haruki Murakami
3.Free Samples of the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist
4. Faker Impersonates Writers House Agent & Offers Book Deals
5. Writers Who Want to Connect on Google+
6. How Bookstores Can Survive in a Post-Borders World
7. Kindle, Nook & Kobo Apple Apps No Longer Sell eBooks
8. Promotional Tools for Writers on Google+
9. Adult Hardcover Sales Down 23% This Year
10. Jennifer Egan Publishes New Short Story Disguised as List

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