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Thomas Pynchon Party Program

pynchonvice.jpgAfter nearly a year of speculation, Thomas Pynchon fans can finally buy “Inherent Vice tomorrow.

Ever since Conversational Reading spotted rumors of Pynchon’s new private detective novel last October, GalleyCat has investigated the book’s development: the handpicked cover art, the first excerpt of the novel, and author Salman Rushdie‘s thoughts about the new book. This afternoon, we published a video essay about the psychedelic mystery.

But we aren’t the only ones excited about the book. Tonight, Book Soup in Los Angeles will stay open past midnight to sell the book, serving home made chocolate covered frozen bananas and banana pancakes to celebrate the release. A Cappella Books in Atlanta, Georgia and St. Mark’s Bookstore in Manhattan will stay open past midnight tonight as well.

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Women's Magazine Writing

Women's Magazine WritingPitch and publish in women's magazines with the health director of Family Circle! Starting September 30, Lynya Floyd will teach you how to wow editors with stories they want and need for their publications. You'll learn how to workshop pitch letters to endure editors will read them, master the voice and tone of women's magazines, find sources, and connect with other writers in the industry. Register now!