The News In Books | October 16

16 Oct 2015

Book news this week includes new releases that may make you laugh, cry, and lock your doors, as well as a new experiment in novel creation…

Dear Novel, Meet Social Media

Joshua Cohen, author of the very meta summer release Book of Numbers, has been writing a novel live this week. Today is the last day! Writing starts at 1pm EST if you’re interested in joining the writer and other readers live. And you though #nanowrimo got weird… Read More ↦

The Future is Now! 

Goggle’s book-scanning project was deemed legal in the US appeals court. Welcome to the digital age readers (just in case you somehow hadn’t managed to join the rest of us us yet…) Read More ↦

This isn’t Libel, There is More Salander Coming!

David Lagercrantz, that author of The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the continuation of the late Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series, has signed a deal, locking in at least two additional books to the series. However, the deal is not without it’s criticism from those who knew Larsson. Read More ↦

Giggles Imminent 

Amy Schumer is writing a memoir. Called The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo. We are absolutely certain it will be great and may have pre-ordered it already. Congrats Amy! Read More ↦

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Taylor loves books with a heavy dose of absurdity, hilarity, and beautiful prose. She is a marketer, adventurer, nature-lover, Hufflepuff, wannabe world traveler, and advocate of laughter.