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Weekly Links Roundup (2/21-2/27/2011)

Posted in book covers, recommended links, web site with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 27, 2011 by MRL

After several weeks of furious, sustained activity, the Dystopia Press home office is buzzing these days. The pre-publication push for Emma Newman’s 20 Years Later is in full swing along with the final pre-press work so that the printing and binding process can begin. In addition, next week marks the distribution of the first Dystopia Press e-newsletter. If you haven’t already subscribed to the receive these monthly dispatches, you can do that here. Finally, we have a new collection of DP and 20YL branded gear—bags, t-shirts, iPhone cases—at our CafePress store, so feel free to stop by to take a look around.

But, despite all the evidence to the contrary, it’s not all about us at the DP home office. We’re always scouring the Interwebs to find the most interesting info that’s available out there. So here’s our new weekly list of things you really should check out.

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Weekly Links Roundup (2/14-2/19/2011)

Posted in recommended links, weekly links with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2011 by MRL

There are two basic types of books: books as tools (dictionaries, textbooks, guides) and books as entertainment (fiction, trade non-fiction, coffee table books). Sure, there’s some overlap between those two categories—cookbooks come to mind—but in general when a book is a tool people use it when they need it, then put it down, and don’t give it much more thought after that until they need it again. On the other hand, when you have books as entertainment, those readers are more likely extend their engagement with that book, topic, or genre past the act of reading itself. So, with all that in mind, below are the links we’ve come across this week from both the post-apocalyptic and book/publishing communities.

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