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Ryan Adams Sang for Book Trailer; David Baldacci Enriched; and Bob Miller Left HarperStudio: Weekend Reading

As we head off into a sunny weekend, check out that simple, elegant book trailer for a Ryan Adams photo collection–an example of slideshow simplicity. If you want more weekend reading, here are our favorite headlines from the week.

One writer built a Choose Your Own Twitter Adventure.

Salon.com critic Laura Miller looked at the future of the book review–crisis or renaissance?

Novelist David Baldacci explained his upcoming “enriched eBook.”

Rumors about Amazon buy buttons rocked the publishing world.

The Authors Guild urged writers to take “extreme care” while negotiating eBook royalties with Random House & HarperCollins.

Bob Miller left HarperStudio to join Workman Publishing.

We introduced adventures in vanity Google Book-ing.

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