For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including a 125-year wait for a book deal, the most read books in the world and book design tips from Chip Kidd (embedded above).
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1. The Most Read Books in the World: INFOGRAPHIC
2. ‘These Are Your Kids on Books’ Poster Goes Viral
3. Paulo Coelho Sells 99-cent eBooks
4. Henry David Thoreau Video Game Gets $40,000 NEA Grant
5. The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey
6. INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the 19%
7. A Portrait of Barack Obama as a Literary Young Man
8. Only Two Percent of Bloggers Can Make a Living
9. Chip Kidd Offers Book Designing Tips
10. Self-Published Author Lands Book Deal After 125 Years
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