Friday Whatnot: June 20

Lauren Owen talks about her novel, The Quick, in the video above.

Here’s a link to share: http://youtu.be/wfM0Wgaqpf8

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Here’s a fun article to share. If Strangers Talked to Everybody Like They Talk to Writers. Prompted by a tweet from Elizabeth McCracken, ElectricLit’s Lincoln Michel began to wonder what it would be like if people spoke to other professionals in the same manner. Here are a few:

“Gastroenterologist? My aunt tried to be a gastroenterologist. Hard to make a living doing that! Hahaha!”

“Menswear designer for J. Crew? Interesting. Have you tried selling your clothes yourself on Etsy instead? I hear people are making millions self-designing on the internet these days.”

“You said a Wall Street banker? Interesting. Would I know any of the economies you ruined with borderline illegal practices?”

Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she’s a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type.

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