Saturday, October 14, 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 14 October 2017

This Week on Books Direct -
14 October 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 14 October 2017

Here's a list of some great articles you may have missed this week. Enjoy!

Young rebel poets are bringing about a power shift in contemporary poetry and drawing a wider audience to the art form.

'Now It’s The Coolest Thing': Rise Of Rupi Kaur Helps Boost Poetry Sales by Rob Walker for The Guardian


"Levar? You think when the cow says 'Moo,' he's really saying, 'Mooon'?"




In the vexatious realm of online opinion, history has begun to be written not so much by the victors as the customer reviewers.

How Amazon Reviews Became The New Battlefield Of US Politics by Rafia Zakaria for The Guardian


Adjustment Day will hit shelves May 2018.

Chuck Palahniuk Has A New Novel Coming Out by Jarry Lee for BuzzFeed


A man has been allowed to return to the Baker County Public Library after being banned for six months.

Man Banned From Oregon Library After Hiding LGBTQ DVDs by Haley Kramer for Katu


Although not quite the sensation of previous Robert Langdon thrillers, The Da Vinci Code author’s latest mystery sold 100,000 copies in its first week.

Dan Brown's Origin Makes A Strong Start InUK Bookshops by Alison Flood for The Guardian


The second-generation Kindle Oasis is now pool- and bathtub-friendly.

Amazon Is Finally Releasing A Waterproof Kindle by Nicole Nguyen for BuzzFeed


Enough said.

Kurt Vonnegut: 8 Rules for Writing Fiction by Flashbytes


The Roaring 20s are alive and well in the nome that inspired The Great Gatsby.

You Can Live In The Long Island Mansion That Inspired The Great Gatsby! by Sasha Carter for Homes.com


To read a John Green novel is to know that you're not going to get a story that is wrapped up in a perfectly tied bow.

How John Green Is Redefining Happily Ever After In YA With Books Like Turtles All The Way Down by Kerri Jarema for Bustle


7 Smart Ways To Handle Negativity On Social Media by Joanna Cutrara for Grammarly
Here are seven smart ways to handle negativity on social media and come out on top.

7 Smart Ways To Handle Negativity On Social Media by Joanna Cutrara for Grammarly


Here are some tips on writing a truly extraordinary sales page.

10 Steal-Worthy Sales Page Strategies For Turning Visitors Into Customers by MeetEdgar


If you enjoyed this blog post, please visit the other This Week posts for links to more great articles.

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