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Friday News: Violence against women in GoT, digitizing backlists, 19th C literary reviews, and book trailers

Friday News: Violence against women in GoT, digitizing backlists, 19th C...

George R.R. Martin explains why there’s violence against women on Game of Thrones – In which George R.R. Martin uses the history excuse to explain the violence against women in his work. Because even though he writes about dragons, which… more

Thursday News: Canada Reads, China’s mobile reading culture, an international bromance, and Ellis Island photo chronicle

Thursday News: Canada Reads, China’s mobile reading culture, an international bromance,...

Canada Reads: Where Celebrities Battle for a Book’s Honor – This is like the coolest thing ever. Five books, five celebrities, five stand-offs in this annual Canadian television series, “Battle of the Books.” Each representative defends the book against its… more

Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video subscription service, Manga literary classics, and sheet music’s demise

Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video...

Will Amazon’s Kindle Scout democratize publishing? – Well, the first ten books chosen for publication through Kindle Scout were released yesterday. Three of the ten are classified as Romance: Royal Date by Sariah Wilson – Romance A Highland Knight’s Desire… more