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Posts Tagged ‘Andy Weir’

Elizabeth Kolbert, Andy Weir & Monica Sheehan Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

cvr9781442436077_9781442436077_lgWe’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending February 20, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

(Debuted at #1 in Hardcover Nonfiction) The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert: “Through these stories, Kolbert provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind’s most lasting legacy; as Kolbert observes, it compels us to rethink the fundamental question … more.” (February 2014)

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Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!

Self-Published Science Fiction Bestsellers

Sean Platt and David Wright led our first science fiction self-published bestsellers list with the serialized post-apocalyptic novel, Yesterday’s Gone.

Our weekly self-published bestsellers list is often dominated by the popular genres of romance and erotica. In an effort to help GalleyCat readers find other kinds of independent authors, we will offer regular genre-focused bestseller lists for other kinds of indie writers.

What other genres would you like us to analyze in future lists?

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