Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Roundup with PW

U.K. Authors Unite for Syria: A host of the U.K.’s bestselling authors are coming together to raise money for Syrian refugees, as writers including Hilary Mantel, Salman Rushdie, and David Nicholls sign up to forgo earnings from their bestselling books to raise £1m.

Amazon to Open Detroit Hub: The company already has about 100 full-time employees in its existing offices in the city, and plans to expand its leased office space further in early 2016.

Judging a Book by Its Cover: NPR considers the blurb, one of the most pervasive, longest-running — and, at times, controversial — tools in the publishing industry.

Mary Karr Talks to Salon: The author chatted about David Foster Wallace's "Eddie Haskell" side and her new book 'The Art of Memoir.'

Literary Looks for Halloween: Buzzfeed has 49 costumes all book lovers will appreciate.

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