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How Amazon Is Making Sex a Dirty Word

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“[A]s long as we retain all of these conflicting ideas of what sex is, and what it means to us, sex will always sell—until it’s inconvenient.”

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Writing History

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I was pretty sure I could produce a manuscript superior to anything [this editor had] ever published before by letting my cat walk over my keyboard a few times.

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This Week In Indie Bookstores

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If you’ve ever wanted to own a bookstore, here’s your chance! Win this Wellsboro, Pennsylvania bookstore. India’s Oxford Bookstore announced it will be holding its third Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize in 2017, a competition meant to honor book cover designers.

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Kaitlyn Tiffany tried to buy a Father’s Day gift at Amazon’s new real world store. A rare bookstore in London, known as a favorite of Queen Elizabeth, has found a new home in a stunning townhouse. Despite a huge number of new books and voracious readers, Japan’s bookstores keep closing.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Amazon’s revolutionary new way to sell books in a physical brick and mortar store, has opened in New York City. Everyone old is new again. Even chain bookstores, like the UK’s Waterstones, thrives because of booksellers’ personal touches, like book recommendations.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The Wild Rumpus (no relation), a children’s bookstore in Minneapolis, was named the bookstore of the year by Publishers Weekly. Minneapolis is also the third most literate city in the US, taking into account the number of bookstores per capita. Unrelated, its also the fourth city for garden gnome appreciation.

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