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Susan Orlean’s Rescue; Andrew Ross Sorkin Adapted; John Edgar Wideman on Lulu

9780670021253L.jpgPublishing stories fell from the sky all day today. Here are a few headlines you may have missed.

First of all, HBO will adapt the bestselling financial meltdown book, Too Big To Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin. Here’s more from Deadline Hollywood: “HBO has acquired rights to Too Big to Fail, the bestselling book by New York Times reporter Andrew Sorkin. Peter Gould has been hired to write the drama, and Spring Creek’s Paula Weinstein and Jeffrey Levine are executive producers.”

Next, author Susan Orlean helped rescue a chicken. Daily Intel has the scoop on the life and times of Uptown Gerry.

Finally, critically acclaimed author John Edgar Wideman has decided to self-publish his new collection of stories on Lulu.

What do you think? is this the start of a literary migration?

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