Dana Goodyear

Paolo Bacigalupi’s new speculative fiction novel titled “The Water Knife” is a genre-busting, genre-dissolving novel that is set ten minutes into the near future of America, and it ushers in a new chapter in the Colorado author’s career. In a recent blog post for the New Yorker magazine, staff writer Dana Goodyear surveyed the current […]

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New York, NY, October 29, 2013-Random House Children's Books has acquired Figment, an online teen community for readers and writers with over 300,000 registered users, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, Random House Children's Books.

Editors of four of the most interesting and innovative digital publishers sat down with L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin Saturday to discuss how they do what they do, and why.

The players, in alphabetical order:

The Atavist. Launched in January 2011, The Atavist was one of the first iPad-native apps to tell robust nonfiction stories that fully exploited the possibilities of the tablet, such as audio, video, an interactive time line and animations.

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