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Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in Fantasy, and Paleo cookbook pulled by Australian publisher

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in...

How Harlequin Became the Most Famous Name in Romance – Not always loving the coverage in Jezebel, I approached Kelly Faircloth’s historical post on Harlequin warily. However, by the third paragraph, I realized this wasn’t going to be the usual… more

Friday News: RIP Terry Pratchett, FCC’s Net Neutrality rules, Harper Lee’s intentions investigated, and George RR Martin’s Hugo nominations

Friday News: RIP Terry Pratchett, FCC’s Net Neutrality rules, Harper Lee’s...

Sir Terry Pratchett, renowned fantasy author, dies aged 66 – As you probably know by now, Terry Pratchett died yesterday at 66. Diagnosed with very early onset Alzheimer’s eight years ago, Pratchett refused to give up his writing, and he… more