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Lessons From the Hothouse: What Writers Can Learn from the History of Farrar, Straus and Giroux

by Boris Kachka

The Practical Writer

Posted 9.1.13

Boris Kachka

A contributing editor of New York magazine whose new book, Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America’s Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, was published in August by Simon & Schuster, offers ten big takeaways for writers from the good, bad old days of the publishing giant. 

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Kera Bolonik on Walt Whitman and Walter White, Raymond Chandler Audio, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.8.13

George Saunders’s recent Syracuse University graduation speech will be expanded into a book for Random House; Kera Bolonik examines the influence of Walt Whitman on the popular television series Breaking Bad; Brain Picker showcases the sole existing audio recording of Raymond Chandler; and other news.

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post, Insider Account of Franzen Versus Oprah, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.6.13

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has purchased the Washington Post; Elmore Leonard is recuperating after a stroke; Boris Kachka provides an insider's view of the Jonathan Franzen versus Oprah’s Book Club dustup of 2001; and other news.

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Brazen Book Thieves, Robert Bolaño's Poetry, the Decline of Book Covers and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.22.13

Flavorwire explores the minds behind book thievery; Robert Bolaño the posthumous poet; why book covers will never be the same; and other news.

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