Friday, September 4, 2009

A Random Assortment of Book News & Links

So shallow and cruel, it's gotta be true: Gawker lists The Last 5 Ways to Get a Book Deal.

It's already on t-shirts, posters, cartoons and pasta. Is it really so surprising that there are now Naruto postage stamps?

Five of the Top 10 Pirated eBooks of 2009 are sex-related, but you already knew that, didn't you? (Casts accusatory eye.) Didn't you? has made a list of 100 Useful Twitter Feeds for Book Lovers, and yes, we're on it. Hell, I wouldn't link to it if'n we weren't. Via.

Soul of the People author David A. Taylor sat down with the multi-millionaires at to discuss how writers survived the Great Depression. Click here to eavesdrop.

a_tannenbaum, this last link is for you. Flaovrwire has a couple of teasing images from Catherine Corman’s upcoming release, Daylight Noir: Raymond Chandler’s Imagined City. The book "takes readers on a black and white tour of fictional private eye Philip Marlowe’s real world haunts." FYI: This would make a great belated birthday present for me, and/or a wonderful birthday present for imaginary friend, Potato, whose b'day just happens to be -- wow, would you look at that -- today!