Wednesday, October 30, 2013

News roundup from PW Daily

Rowling's Philanthropy : "I was as poor as it's possible to be... Now I am able to give." J.K. Rowling reveals her most ambitious plot yet in a new interview.

U.S. Publisher Reportedly Buys Morrissey: The autobiography of the pop star Morrissey, which has become a quick sensation in Britain, has found an American publisher. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House, acquired the memoir, two people involved in the negotiations said on Monday.
Digital in Academics : Why hasn't the tech industry disrupted the textbook industry yet?

Neil Gaiman on Lou Reed : The author writes about how the late musician influenced him. "His songs were the soundtrack to my life."

'Fifty Shades' Start Date Pushed : Due to the last-minute scramble to replace the lead role, Fifty Shades of Grey's production start date has been pushed about a month, to December 2. 

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