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Friday, November 22, 2013

Publishing Pulse for Friday 11/22/13

Success Stories

Let's give a big round of applause to Jonathan David Kranz and Colette Auclaire, whose success story interviews went live on QT this week. Click on their names to learn their stories.

Around the Internet

The National Book Award winners were announced on Wednesday. My inner feminist applauds the fact that that four top awards (fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young people's literature) went to two women and two men. Wait...imagine the pressure of giving an acceptance speech for an award you just won for the way you string words together. Ouch.

Bookstore sales were up in September. *Fist pump*

Amazon made an interesting offer to independent bookstores. And the results are mixed.

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