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Jimi Hendrix & Authors on Facebook: Top Stories of September 2010

facebooklogo.jpgIn September, Jimi Hendrix‘s bookshelf and our Best Authors on Facebook directory were among our top headlines.

Instead of doing our traditional year-in-review post, we’ve decided to collect the ten most popular stories on GalleyCat each month–sharing the stories that mattered most to our readers. Looking back at these headlines, we can see the hopes, fears, and distractions that obsessed the publishing industry in 2010. Follow this link to see the rest of the year unfold.

1. Haruki Murakami Has 11/1 Odds to Win 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
2. Emperor Franzen & Evil Wylie Unmasked
3. Worst Day-Jobs for Writers
4. Jimi Hendrix and His Science Fiction Bookshelf
5. Best Authors on Facebook
6. Defense Department Hopes to Buy 10,000 Copies of Operation Dark Heart
7. Tea Party Coloring Book for Children
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Trailer Released
9. Why the ‘Why?’ Behind a Lit Agent’s Rejections are Often Left Out
10. ‘All Joy and No Fun: The Parent’s Paradox’ Author Scores Book Deal

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