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Amazon says ebooks don’t take much to produce. Well, you know what, they take even less to distribute.
There's no trophy for hating things other people enjoy.
Don’t “admit” you read YA, or romance, or steampunk, or comics or whatever. Anyone who thinks it’s confession-worthy can stick it.
“he got tired of John Green the way you realize you have the stomach flu—slowly, then all at once.”
Petition to replace LOL with TIH (that is hilarious) as an acknowledgement that while item x is funny, we are not laughing out loud
Weird the one thing that introverts are not introverted about is how introverted they are.
I need a trigger warning if something has a self-pub manifesto in it.
I think AMZ isn’t as interested in killing trad publishing so much as it is interested in killing print—so expensive for them to fulfill
Just to be clear: Amazon is not on your side. Amazon is on Amazon’s side. Just as publishing is on publishing’s side.
yes I just retweeted poetry. it’s been that kind of day
number of physical bookstores =/= health of literary culture.
Ello seems great. I’ve always wanted a social network that looks like a 1980s Scandinavian furniture catalog.
You realize that Hello, Kitty isn’t *really” anything, right?
I should have known that all that money that went into “security” for local police after 911 would eventually be used against black people.
“Ms. Morrison’s upcoming novel, due out in the spring.” cc: @rebeccaschinsky http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/toni-morrison-papers-will-go-to-princeton/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=nytimesarts&_r=0 …
Why do we read websites that allow their comment sections to be nasty, unwelcoming places?
Maybe James Franco was sent from the future to destroy literature because in the future literature does something really really awful
Co-founded @bookriot and @heypanels with @clintonk and teaches at The New School in NYC.
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