This Morning in Publishing: November 9, 2016

Turns out you can judge a book by its cover. Well, at least about 20 percent of the time. Two data scientists at Japan’s Kyushu University have trained an algorithm to (try and) recognize genre based on thousands of book covers. Plus, the best book podcasts and a lightning-fast Lightbringer catchup (with illustrations!) in this morning’s publishing culture roundup.


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