Mar 22, 2013 @ 12:27:00 am
A graph depicting the rise and fall of mood words in twentieth century fiction
After a short illness, literary legend Chinua Achebe passed away on Friday at the age of 82. Achebe was the author of more than twenty books, including the classic Things Fall Apart, which is the most read African novel in history, and most recently, his 2012 memior There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra. Achebe was driven out of his native Nigeria during the country's civil war in the sixties, and spent much of his life writing and teaching in the United States.
How much do publishing people make on average? The blog Life in Publishing has taken a poll and the somewhat depressing results are in: on a yearly basis, assistants make $31,693; editors make $44,808; publicists make $39,463; and managers make $53,634.
Scott Indrisek has launched a new literary site, with his cats. It’s called Shit My Cats
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