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Marilyn Monroe’s Bookshelf, Dr. Seuss’ Rejected Manuscript & Man Booker Winner: Weekend Reading

As we head home for the weekend, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of publishing headlines to keep you busy. Email GalleyCat to get all our publishing stories, book deal news, videos, podcasts, interviews, and writing advice in a daily email newsletter.

We launched a new set of writer resources and extended our Book Pitch Contest–enter to win a free ticket to the eBook Summit in December.

We introduced you to seven authors who wrote while nude.

We took a peek at Marilyn Monroe‘s extremely literary bookshelf.

We covered , where we found out more about a publisher rescuing newspaper comics from oblivion (in the video embedded above).

GalleyCat readers voted to get their favorite author on Dancing with the Stars.

We explained why you shouldn’t click ‘Free Public Wifi’ networks while writing remotely.

Depression-era author, artist, and publisher Lynd Ward showed us ‘The Pleasure That Only Books Can Give.’

Two journalist shopped books about the Chilean miners’ ordeal.

National Book Award finalists were  announced for 2010.

An unpublished Dr. Seuss manuscript resurfaced at an auction.

We reported that adult hardcover sales sagged 24.4 percent in August.

Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question

Still want more? Check out our Weekend Reading archives.

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