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Morning Links: What will Amazon do with Goodreads?
March 29, 2013 | 9:00 am

Morning LinksWhat Will Amazon Do With Goodreads? (DBW) Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content (Paid Content) Google Starts Google Shopping Express Pilot in San Francisco (The Digital Reader) Junot Diaz Wrote a Short Story Worth a New Mercedes (Publishing Perspectives) Kindle Daily Deals: Birdman by Mo Hayder (and 3 others)...

The 10 Most Defining Novels of the Millennial Generation
October 30, 2012 | 11:55 pm

In any culture, the people look to storytellers to give shape to the experiences of their times. This is the ancient practice of myth-making. It helps us commemorate and come to terms with what we've been through. The greatest writers are often those who manage to capture the quintessence of the zeitgeist around them. Millennials (sometimes also called Generation Y) are usually defined by demographers as the age cohort that was born starting in 1983 ... perhaps a few years earlier, at most. This generation has not yet turned 30, and unlike poets, mathematicians or gymnasts, novelists don't generally flower until after that....

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