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Novelists Are Finding New Ways To Break Internet Addiction

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Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers and Zadie Smith are among a growing group of novelists who strugglewith internet-addiction. Carl Wilkinson investigates the powerful effect of the web on the creative mind. Tucked away in the acknowledgements at the back of her new novel NW, along with the names of friends,...
Novelists Are Finding New Ways To Break Internet Addiction
Warren Ellis on futurism, the New Aesthetic, and why social media isn't killing our children
Thomas Pynchon Is Writing A Novel About A New York Startup In The Dot-Com Bubble Era

From Suffolk book plant to British readers but will novel generate UK tax?

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Journey of new novel shows how book printed and published in Britain - and bought on Amazon - is taxed in LuxembourgJust ahead of its March 2013 publication date, a modest hardback print run of a new novel, Traps, under the Weidenfeld & Nicholson imprint, spilled off the production line...
From Suffolk book plant to British readers but will novel generate UK tax?

Twitter fiction: Rachel Joyce

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The radio dramatist turned novelist takes up our Twitter-based challenge to come up with a story in 140 characters or fewerAcross the valley a man plays sad songs. They fill me like night. Come over, I shout, I know those. But his music is so loud, he can't hear.• Rachel...
Twitter fiction: Rachel Joyce

Joyce Carol Oates depicts 'highly bigoted' Woodrow Wilson in new novel

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Joyce Carol Oates explains why she has portrayed former US President Woodrow Wilson as 'highly bigoted and contemptuous of women's suffrage' in her new novel The Accursed....
Joyce Carol Oates depicts 'highly bigoted' Woodrow Wilson in new novel

Ebooks: should their form determine their value?

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Despite what retailers think, the true value of a book lies not in its physical form but in the time spent writing itLast week, the US Justice Department filed suit against Apple and five major publishers alleging collusion in ebook prices and sales models. The debate centres on the "agency...
Ebooks: should their form determine their value?

What we're reading: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

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Guy Gavriel Kay, author of River of Stars talks to Ars Technica. (video link) One of the pleasures of a novel is that it stimulates the reader to draw comparisons to the real world, even when it might be set in fantastical worlds like Hogwarts, Abarat, or Discworld. When...
What we're reading: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

Harry Potter E-Books Will Be In Libraries

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J. K. Rowling’s Pottermore still has not officially launched, but the Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks sold exclusively through the site will also be available in public and school libraries, in a distribution agreement with OverDrive announced today. The news comes at a time when most big publishers...
Harry Potter E-Books Will Be In Libraries

Candace Bushnell's latest work leaked by hacker Guccifer

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Opening 50 pages of Sex and the City author's new novel made available online, along with her agonised emails to publisherSex and the City author Candace Bushnell has become the latest victim of the hacker Guccifer, with the opening of her new novel and her fraught attempts to have it...
Candace Bushnell's latest work leaked by hacker Guccifer

Harry Potter E-Books Available For Reserve At NY Public Library Now

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The Harry Potter e-books, which will be released for the first time by Pottermore in April (after months of delays), are now appearing in the New York Public Library’s e-book collection and library patrons can pre-reserve them. I noticed the e-books today when I was browsing through the NYPL’s...
Harry Potter E-Books Available For Reserve At NY Public Library Now

JK Rowling collaborates with Sony on Harry Potter Book of Spells

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Reality game, the first on new Wonderbook device, described as 'the closest a Muggle can come to a real spell book'JK Rowling might have turned to an adult readership for her new novel The Casual Vacancy, but the boy wizard Harry Potter is still exerting a spell over the author...
JK Rowling collaborates with Sony on Harry Potter Book of Spells

TimesCast Media+Tech: Producer Dick Wolf's New Novel

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"Law & Order" producer releases his first novel. The challenges of online education. Gene Liebel, chief strategy officer of HUGE, on the impact of second-screen TV viewing....
TimesCast Media+Tech: Producer Dick Wolf's New Novel

Huge Patent Day for Apple's iMovie and Final Cut Pro Apps

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On August 16, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of video related patent applications from Apple mainly covering iMovie and Final Cut Pro. If you're a video buff, then today is going to be a feast for you. The patent applications cover topics such as live...
Huge Patent Day for Apple's iMovie and Final Cut Pro Apps

Haruki Murakami? There's an iPhone and iPad diary app for him...

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Random House finds an inventive way to promote Japanese author's latest novel throughout the yearReplacing Apple's preloaded apps on your iPhone with those made by other companies is something of a trend right now, whether it's Google Maps for finding your way, Sparrow for email or Chrome for web browsing.Now...
Haruki Murakami? There's an iPhone and iPad diary app for him...

All Our Prayers Are Answered Because Thomas Pynchon Is Tackling the Subject of Silicon Alley

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Have you seen this man? (Photo: Inherent-vice.pynchonwiki.com) The legendarily reclusive Thomas Pynchon, author of Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of Lot 49, is set to publish a new novel titled Bleeding Edge in September. And what weird corner of Americana has Mr. Pynchon chosen for the subject of his latest opus? Why, Silicon Alley,...
All Our Prayers Are Answered Because Thomas Pynchon Is Tackling the Subject of Silicon Alley

Twitter fiction: Val McDermid

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The crime writer tries our Twitter-based challenge to come up with a story in 140 characters or fewerHe couldn't work out why she'd grown interested in TV DIY shows. Then he leaned on the fatally weakened balcony wall of their highrise flat.• Val McDermid's new novel, Cross And Burn, is...
Twitter fiction: Val McDermid
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Watch a novel being written "live"

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Fantasy author is offering readers the chance to watch her novel taking shape, word by word, on a Google documentFantasy author Silvia Hartmann is opening herself up to the kind of scrutiny most writers would pay to avoid: this morning, she started writing her new novel on Google Docs, and...
Watch a novel being written "live"

Uh Oh! An AOL Employee Just Published A Novel That 'Examines Corporate Culture In Humorous Fashion'

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AOL software developer Ben Woods just published his second novel, titled Corporate Ties - Relocation, Recruitment, and Romance in the Workplace (Business gibberish included!). It's a "workplace humor novel" that asks the question: "Why do people give up their independence to become corporate clones?" In an email to Business Insider,...
Uh Oh! An AOL Employee Just Published A Novel That 'Examines Corporate Culture In Humorous Fashion'
Watch This Author Use A Google Document To Write And Edit A Book In Real-Time

Little, Brown Gets Print And Digital Rights For J.K. Rowling's New Novel

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J. K. Rowling is writing a new book, for adults, but she’s not keeping the digital rights for herself as she did with the Harry Potter books. Hachette’s Little, Brown in both the U.S. and UK and Hachette companies worldwide will publish Rowling’s yet-to-be-named-or-further-described book as both a print...
Little, Brown Gets Print And Digital Rights For J.K. Rowling's New Novel

Year Zero: This Is What the Beach Was Made For

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It’s summertime, and if you’re not already lying on a beach somewhere, I’ve got a good reason for you to go: My friend Rob Reid’s new novel is out today, and it’s absolutely tailor made for beach reading. It’s called Year Zero, and it’s a hilarious send up of...
Year Zero: This Is What the Beach Was Made For

Aliens v. The RIAA! Win An Early Release Copy Of Year Zero, Techdirt's July Book Club Offering

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Okay, I know it was just two days ago that we announced the Techdirt Book Club book for June (and, a reminder that tomorrow at 1pm PT/4pm ET, we'll be holding a Q&A with Patricia Aufderheide for the Techdirt Book Club book for May), but today we're "pre-announcing" the Techdirt...
Aliens v. The RIAA! Win An Early Release Copy Of Year Zero, Techdirt's July Book Club Offering

The man who traveled through Ain't It Cool and into Dreams And Shadows

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C. Robert Cargill There’s nothing cooler than pitting a monster against another monster. Wolf versus vampire, troll versus imp, fairy versus djinn. Role playing games and fantasy movies have always been quick to try to pit magical creatures against each other, but the logic of these scenarios can be...
The man who traveled through Ain't It Cool and into Dreams And Shadows

EMI: Legitimately Afraid That Aliens Might Listen To The Beatles Without A License

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Ah, life imitating art (or art accidentally imitating life). Earlier this year, we had Rob Reid post an excerpt and discuss his new novel, Year Zero, concerning aliens listening to Earth music for free, without a license... and then realizing that they've been infringing our copyrights for years, and owe...
EMI: Legitimately Afraid That Aliens Might Listen To The Beatles Without A License
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