Tuesday Morning LitLinks

If you’re not sitting down, you might want to. Kate Moss didn’t write her own book. (Women’s Wear Daily)

It’s a very literary Top Ten of 2012 from (The Washington Post)

Here are a few graphic novels that you might have missed this year that NPR thinks you shouldn’t have. (NPR)

Screenwriter, Simon Beaufoy, gets a crack at BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK. (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Guardian looks at the pain of a story that leaves you hanging. (The Guardian)

The wrangle over contraception coverage for employer-funded insurance plans plays out at Tyndale House, a Christian book publisher. (worldmag.com)

Some UK media would like to see an Amazon boycott. (The Huffington Post)

Did you know that Stephen King and John Mellencamp co-wrote a musical? (The Guardian)

Gimmick-meister, Tim Ferriss, hopes to have the most banned book ever in his next release, THE FOUR-HOUR CHEF. (PaidContent)

…but Andrew Shaffer pops his bubble in (The Huffington Post)

It’s been a bestseller, a cult classic, and a big-budget Hollywood film. Finally David Mitchell’s CLOUD ATLAS is a hardback. (The Millions)

A stint in prison (in a manner of speaking) hones a romance writer’s artistry. (The Huffington Post)

The Literary Review’s Bad Sex award revs up to poke a lot of fun. First up: author, Paul Mason. (The Telegraph)

“On this day in 1934, Lillian Hellman’s first play, The Children’s Hour, opened on Broadway. It was an enormous success, running for twenty-one months and beginning the string of hits — The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic — that made Hellman one of the most popular playwrights in mid-century American theater. Hellman took her story of a schoolgirl’s malicious, anti-lesbian gossip from real life…” (Today In Literature)

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