Top 7 Stories in Lit News

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JK Rowlings’ new book, “The Casual Vacancy,” tops charts worldwide within its first week. Surprises no one.

“Yeah… I know.”
(From Venus Buzz)

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JK Rowling may write another children’s book, thus giving into the haters on Twitter whose childhoods were “robbed” within the first chapter of “The Casual Vacancy.”

Look at him – all grown up with his white horse. (From Cnet)

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UPDATE: Twitterees from that last story switch from Pampers to Huggies. Their ‘tocks and attitudes feel better.

{4}

The Paris Review posts Drunk Texts From Authors. Shockingly, Frued’s 2 am text, “You up, mom?” is not listed.

From The Paris Review

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Design Taxi redesigns the covers of 100 classic novels. “Animal Farm” new cover eaten by an unidentified pig with a Stalin ‘stache.

(From Design Taxi)

 

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Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” celebrates its 25th anniversary. During Banned Book Week. As the Church Lady would say, “Well, isn’t that convenient.”

{7}

Arnold Schwarzenegger goes on apology tour for his book, “Total Recall.” Maria Schriver overheard asking herself, “What was I thinking?”

From ifc.com

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