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How to Help Libraries Recover & Local Borders Closings: 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 libraries recovering from Hurricane Irene (pictured) to an eBook about a major book deal to a possible Jonathan Franzen adaptation.

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1. Help Wells Memorial Library Recover from Irene
2. JCPenney Stirs Controversy with ‘Too Pretty to do Homework’ Shirt
3. Why You Shouldn’t Pitch Your Novel This Week
4. Noah Baumbach May Adapt ‘The Corrections’
5. $1.99 eBook about a $665,000 Book Deal
6. Maya Angelou Objects To MLK Monument Quote
7. How Publishers & Authors Can Use SoundCloud
8. When Will Your Local Borders Close?
9. Union & Guild Resources for Writers
10. Free eBooks of Long, Long Novels

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