Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Chilean Artists Bomb Berlin with 100,000 Poems
Publishing Perspectives

On Saturday, Chilean artist collective Casagrande along with Literaturwerkstatt Berlin, dropped 100,000 poems over Berlin as a protest against war and a gesture supporting forgiveness. We report from Berlin and offer a video of the 2009 event.
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Do Publishing Stunts Sell Books?

Tor Books promises fans a sneak-peek at the second volume of the concluding Wheel of Time series. The catch: the preview is encrypted and fans must find secret codes in order to read it. It's wonderful to see creativity being poured into marketing books, but do stunts actually work?

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