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Cocaine, Occupy, and drag: The last book edited by the head of the Grove Press empire
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Cocaine, Occupy, and drag: The last book edited by the head of the Grove Press empire

The last disciple of the Grove Press empire, Rami Shamir, recounts finishing his book with a dying Barney Rosset.

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A posthumous Dr. Seuss book is coming

A posthumous Dr. Seuss book is coming

What Pet Should I Get? will be published on July 28th.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lie of "good intentions"

Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lie of "good intentions"

Writer and Atlantic contributor Ta-Nehisi Coates released his second book, Between The World And Me, yesterday on Random House's imprint Spiegel & Grau.

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Ted Cruz's book publishers caught trying to rig the system, conservatives blame NY Times

Ted Cruz's book publishers caught trying to rig the system, conservatives blame NY Times

Ted Cruz's book A Time For Truth didn't make the NY Times best seller list because the publisher tried to "buy" its way onto the list and now conservatives are pissed.

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Watch Chuck Palahniuk read 'Fight Club 4 Kids' inappropriately

Watch Chuck Palahniuk read 'Fight Club 4 Kids' inappropriately

They had to learn about all this stuff at some point.

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Summer book guide: beach reads, non-fic and alt-lit

Summer book guide: beach reads, non-fic and alt-lit

From literary heavy hitters to small press innovators to the return of Milan Kundera, here are the letters of note this season.

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So many Fight Clubs: A graphic novel sequel and an upcoming musical

So many Fight Clubs: A graphic novel sequel and an upcoming musical

The Chuck Palahniuk novel (and 1999 film directed by David Fincher) will become a musical and has a sequel in the form of a graphic novel.

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Erotica for a Better Tomorrow wants to bring misogyny to its knees

Erotica for a Better Tomorrow wants to bring misogyny to its knees

With all of the misogyny and violent themes in adult literature, a group of New York-based erotica readers set out to make smut more progressive. This is their story.

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Paradise maps, monk tabloids and monsters: 1,000 years of medieval cosmography

Paradise maps, monk tabloids and monsters: 1,000 years of medieval cosmography

Hopes&Fears interviews Toby Lester, historian and scholar of medieval maps.

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Jonathan Lethem on computer dogs and secret spaces

Jonathan Lethem on computer dogs and secret spaces

Inside the speakeasy Brazenhead book store, author Jonathan Lethem talks Occupy's nesting paradoxes, Gibson’s unevenly distributed future, appropriation and more.

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Fight Club 2 is bringing Marla back

Fight Club 2 is bringing Marla back

Chuck Palahniuk has teamed up with artist Cameron Stewart to produce a graphic novelization sequel to Fight Club.

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To Kill A Mockingbird "sequel" coming this summer

To Kill A Mockingbird "sequel" coming this summer

'Go Set a Watchman' features iconic character Scout Finch as an adult.