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Speaking to America’s youth

One of them, anyway: Today I have a guest blog post over at Dear Teen Me, which has authors write letters to their younger selves. This is a fun game if you play it straight. I tried to stick to … Continue reading

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Survival of the Dead

Maybe I’m just pining for my youth, but after watching this latest installment, I feel like the George Romero slow-zombie series peaked in the late ’70s.

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Digital dust jackets

The most widely repeated—and mocked—remark from this year’s BookExpo America is Sherman Alexie’s assertion that the Amazon Kindle is “elitist.” Paul Constant, reporting on BEA in the Stranger, gets Alexie to offer some additional thoughts about ebooks: In an e-mail, … Continue reading

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