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I’ve begun tweeting on nonfiction and the publishing industry, including e-books, apps, etc. If you’d like to follow me the handle is @SteveLevingston.

Here are a few tweets of the past week:

My prediction: Murdoch scandal will be much uglier by time Davies’s book on it is out fall 2012

Can publishers imitate the tech start-up model? Author of “Every Book Is a Startup” thinks so.

The larger Borders story, a la James Carroll: “Whole saga of books across these decades is a cautionary tale of loss.”

Seven-year-old epileptic writes book to raise money to get himself a seizure dog; first book-signing Sunday.

Five greatest bar brawls in history from author of new book “America Walks into a Bar.” @browbeatslate

Five reasons cookbooks are great as e-books.

Beware what you publish in Iran as Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attacks “harmful books” that have “political hidden motives.”

Europe a land of immigrants now nearly as much as the U.S., Dutch author says in book newly translated into English.

What’s driving the Niebuhr revival? John Patrick Diggins tries to answer in new book “Why Niebuhr Now?”

Japan’s nuclear crisis spurs publishers’ bonanza, reports Post’s Chico Harlan from Tokyo.

Former Google executive claims company is blocking publication of his book on social circles, he tells @CNETNews

Steven Levingston is the nonfiction editor of The Washington Post. He is author of “Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris” (Doubleday, 2014) and “The Kennedy Baby: The Loss that Transformed JFK” (Washington Post eBook, 2013).
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