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literature

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TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014

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Placing Literature maps book scenes in the real world

Go behind the scenes of a new site based in Google Maps that combines geography, technology, and literature into a crowdsourced map of real locations from novels.

By June 21, 2013

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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014

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Skybrite streams unlimited audiobooks to your phone or tablet

For $9.99 per month, the service lets you listen to your heart's content. Unfortunately, the library is on the small side -- for now.

By October 29, 2014

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Rainbow of curse words: LeVar Burton reads a NSFW favorite

Watch "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton read beloved parody children's book "Go the F**k to Sleep" to help raise money for charity.

By October 27, 2014

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​'Mad Max in a space suit': Borderlands puts Australia on the moon

With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, 2K Australia has created a new breed of video game -- an irreverent twist on the famous franchise with a distinct "Space Opera Australiana" edge.

By October 9, 2014

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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014