Monday Morning LitLinks

Journalist, Ann O’Neill, is invited to dinner at Elmore Leonard’s house. (CNN)

The last print-run of Encyclopedia Britannica looks to be selling out – and fast. It’s a worthy collector’s piece. (The New York Times)

Found today instead of yesterday, but still worth a look: the 10 Best Practical Jokes in Literature. (Flavorwire)

Don’t tell Harlan Ellison, but sometimes maybe writers should work for free (according to some.) (GalleyCat)

Cory Doctorow spells out the trouble with DRM. (Publishers Weekly)

Philip Hensher talks books and readers with (The Guardian)

Tangentially, this is still about writing. It’s definitely about amazing. Harper Lee’s sister is 100 years old and is still a practicing attorney. (The Daily Beast)

Hey! Robert Browning has a bicentennial too, ya know. (The Telegraph)

Amazon pulls awfully hard on small publishers. (The Seattle Times)

Here’s a check-in with a few self-pubs who went to big houses. (Publishers Weekly)

“On this day in 1861, George Eliot’s Silas Marner was published. Though generally viewed as one of Eliot’s minor works, Henry James found Silas Marner “more nearly a masterpiece” than her other books, and it was as popular among readers when it came out…” (Today In Literature)

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