Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Frankfurt's LitAg Draws Record Numbers for 2014 Fair
Some 308 agencies from 33 countries are booked for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, including 72 U.S. agencies. With 456 tables booked, Frankfurt officials say the LitAg is officially sold out, surpassing last year’s record of 448 tables. more »

Dark Horse Looks to Add More Kids' Graphic Novels
Dark Horse Comics is expanding the number of kids' graphic novels it publishes each year, launching four new titles in 2015 with more kids graphic novels planned. more »

Rewriting the Book on Publishing : The e-book price feud has the potential to create irreversible changes to the literary world and its business models, according to Jennifer Rankin at the 'Guardian.'

New 'Gone Girl' Trailer Drops : A third trailer for David Fincher's forthcoming movie shows how events take an increasingly dark turn for Ben Affleck's character, Nick.

Desmond O’Grady Dies : The Irish poet Desmond O'Grady has died at age 78. “From wherever he was writing, be it Cairo or Kinsale, his work invoked a sense of what was Irish in both heritage and contemporary life,” said Michael D. Higgins, president of Ireland.

Tim Howard to Pen Book : American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal.

Amazon Spends $970M on Gaming Network: Amazon is paying $970 million in cash for Twitch, a live video-game-streaming site with more than 55 million users that's like YouTube for video games.

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