Friday, July 25, 2014
THE ROUNDUP with PW
VIP Boxes & Seven-Figure Advances : How fiction gets the publishing industry "laughably wrong," from Laura Miller, at Salon.
World's Coolest Bookstores : Rounded up at CNN.
WME Launches Pop-Up Bookstore : The agency has created a pop-up bookstore, Gimme Books, to sell clients’ books at all WME and IMG events going forward.
Seeing '50 Shades' on Screen : Sure, fans of E.L. James’ kink-romance “Fifty Shades of Grey” book trilogy turned it into a mega-best-seller, but they can read books in private. Will they go see a movie featuring lots of sex, bondage, and submission?
Martin Donates $10k to Wolf Charity : The "Game of Thrones" author, who is holding an online auction for a wolf charity, responded to a 13-year-old's fan letter asking that Martin kill him off in his next novel.