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Haruki Murakami & The Great Gatsby: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week.

They included how The Great Gatsby changed Haruki Murakami’s life, sales stats from self-published authors and the cover that sold thousands of eBooks (embedded above).

1. How Many Copies Make a Self-Published Bestseller?

2. The Cover That Launched a Thousand iBookstore Sales

3. Free Sites To Promote Your Book

4. Granta To Close Its New York City Office

5. Author Gives Fake Writing Assignments to Online Cheaters

6. Why Haruki Murakami Translated ‘The Great Gatsby’

7. Best Writing Music of 2013, So Far

8. Stephen King Wins National Magazine Award

9. Successful query letters for literary agents

10. Dennis Lehane Wins Edgar Award for Best Novel

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