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Weekly Roundup for 4/26/13

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Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from Akashic publicist Kate Bogden & intern Deanna Hoffmann.

Around the web:

Granta presents free samples of the best young British novelists.

The emotions of the old school: is there something about the human condition that needs brick and mortar bookshops?

Satisfaction found in handwritten notes? Photograph on Reddit viewed 38,000 times.

Movie tie-in book cover for The Great Gatsby puts some off–what’s your opinion?

Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence changing how we experience book content.

New iPhone App (“Gimbal“) allows readers to discover foreign cities through fiction.

Punk at the Met! The show doesn’t open until May 9th, but you can get your copy of Hard Art, DC 1979 now here.

Around the office:

We already miss Simon Tofield, who was visiting the US last week. Luckily, Simon was kind enough to leave behind a few friendly kittens to keep us company!

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Posted: Apr 26, 2013

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