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Neil Gaiman Meets Dr. Who; Marvel Meets iPad; J.K. Rowling Meets eBooks: Weekend Reading

As we head out for a three-day weekend, here’s an extra-long list of Weekend Reading to keep you busy over the holiday.

Author Neil Gaiman provided photographic evidence that he has written a Dr. Who episode.

In the video embedded above, a Marvel executive talked about how the iPad is changing the comics business: “digital books are actually leading to physical purchases.”

Vector Group, Ltd. chairman Bennett S. LeBow will invest $25 million in the struggling bookseller, Borders.

The CEO of Figment explored the art of cellphone fiction.

We asked the burning question: What Would James Ellroy Do?

The CEO of Shanda Literature explained the staggering size of his company’s Chinese reading community. Read more here.

J.K. Rowling‘s agent said they are “actively” exploring eBook options for Harry Potter.

Bob Marley‘s son played a set at the HCI booth, promoting his upcoming book.

Novelist Jennifer Egan explored the future of PowerPoint fiction.

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