This Morning in Publishing: December 16, 2016

Last week, Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted a thread of pop culture moments from which he has never recovered. Alongside Shakira and The Book of Mormon was praise for J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and a particular scene between Harry and Dumbledore. Or, actually, scenes—as Rowling responded, Miranda told her that the real impact was in the repetition of the same line in two difference scenes. “You’re deadly with a reprise, maestro” from Miranda is high praise indeed.

Plus, a mini-chat with John Scalzi, a new Red Rising trilogy, and a tribute to Octavia Butler—all in this morning’s publishing roundup.


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